Watts Up With That?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach

I’ve made some statements lately that I’d like to reprise.

• There is never a shortage of resources. It’s a shortage of cheap enough energy to get the resources economically.

• Energy and money are inextricably linked.

• Making energy expensive hurts, impoverishes, and even kills the poor.

• Technology is not bulldozers. It’s getting more production using less energy.

People say, well, what about water? What if there’s a shortage of water? How does that relate to your statements above? You figure out how to manufacture water?

grapheneFigure 1. Graphene is a one-molecule-thick form of carbon, arranged in a hexagonal pattern. SOURCE

I’d like to illustrate all four of these statements with a recent news article, from Reuters:

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I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.
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