Energy: A Beginner’s Guide

Energy: A Beginner’s Guide

The first of several books by Vaclav Smil (Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada). Energy is a primer on what energy is and what it does.  Sounds simple, but even just defining energy...
Factfulness

Factfulness

My new, all-time, favourite. A genuinely original and smart framework for understanding the world. This is by Hans Rolsing, the guy you may know from the somewhat annoying TED talks using animated bubble-plots to show how various things have changed over time (life...
Accidentally Adamant

Accidentally Adamant

A very personal story of how an (accidental) environmentalist (Tisha Schuller) became CEO of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (industry representation group). Personal trials and tribulations mingle with the brutal role as CEO of COGA in the peak anti-fracing...