Economics 101

Econ 101 usually doesn’t start at the beginning. It starts with math and charts and human behavior, but leaves out the most important part. FIRST. WITHOUT INDUSTRY, COMMUNITIES DIE. Throughout the world there are ghost towns, indeed, ghost civilizations, that withered and died when the industry dried up, or the natural resource was exhausted, and […]

Capitalism in NOT inherently evil. And don’t drink the Kool-aid.

Guy in a facebook thread made the statement that: “Capitalism is inherently evil.” They didn’t cover that in econ classes I’ve had. What do you guys think? To analyze this, First I would think we should determine where the resources and energy come from, and where it flows to, and what motivates the movement, and […]

World Energy Dashboard

The World Energy Dashboard is an interactive Excel spreadsheet that allows you to adjust your estimates of population growth, wealth growth, and the different kinds of energy sources and usage rates to see what effect that will have on the amount of energy available, or how soon different types of non-renewable energy sources will be […]