A Question of Power

All books in this list are highly recommended – so no surprise that I love this one. Whilst I always see the world through the lens of oil and gas (as sources of primary energy) Robert Bryce sees the world through the lens of electricity – which is really just a vector for the transmission of primary energy.

The strength of this book is it has made me shift my thinking to better appreciate the importance of how energy gets used.

It is very well written and thus readable, the author is a technical journalist (my term), having the writing style of a good journalist, but combined with a very good understanding of the tech and a curiosity that gets way beyond the click-bait news articles we are buried in…