Innovation and Energy

In a series of posts about shale gas back in January, I made the point that one of effects of the increase in gas production in the United States was to suppress the price of natural gas and make it more difficult for utility scale wind and solar energy to compete with natural gas. Last week,…

Water purification: a basic need

During my stay in Kenya, I acquired a new habit, one which I have kept in my daily life: drinking hot, really hot, water – like from the kettle. That's common there. I guess it has to do with the need to purify the water before drinking it. Though it's a basic need, water purification…
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