Monthly Archives: May 2012

TO COLLAPSE, OR NOT TO COLLAPSE


In 2005 I read James Kunstler’s ‘The Long Emergency’.  Since then I have studied in some detail (dare I say enormous detail) the likely trajectory of our society in the coming decade or two. I’ve tended to follow Chris Martenson’s ‘Crash Course’ framework of viewing the world thro’ the tri-focal lens of energy, the economy […]

CLEGG’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE EU


When Clegg speaks out on Europe, it’s absolutely vital to realise that his first and most pressing interest is self-interest, however much he huffs and puffs about what’s good for the people of the UK. Nick Clegg (and so many like him in European and British politics) have so much to lose personally by the […]

GREECE LEAVING THE EURO


Greece leaving the euro and precipitating a virtually uncontrollable sequence of banking, financial and economic events across Europe (and quite possibly further afield) would, in my view, be a good thing … in the medium- to long-term.  The short-term impact would be pretty horrendous I imagine. The alternative to such a ‘cathartic moment’ is virtually […]

INFINITE GROWTH ON A FINITE PLANET? EASY-PEASY!


Now I got a bit of a telling-off the other day (see link below) from Tim Worstall (Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute) for challenging his view that “Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet … [is] Easy-Peasy”. I got the impression that any notion that we might be in for a period (let’s say […]

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