Can we be happy?

What makes us unhappy? Are we even capable of being happy? These fundamental questions take second fiddle in an economy that seems to intrinsically know the ‘right’ answer. Happiness, apparently, is not even a metric. If all happiness comes from … Continue reading

Future Perfect

It is said that the future is already here! It just isn’t distributed evenly. Forecasting is a mug’s game. I admit it, I once delivered my own vision of the future in a talk called “The History of High Wycombe 2000 to 2100″. It … Continue reading

“The Way Out” by L. Hunter Lovins & Boyd Cohen

ISBN 978-0-8090-3469-7. “The Way Out – Kick-starting Capitalism to Save our Economic Ass” by L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen was published by Hill & Wang in 2012 (from the original published as “Climate Capitalism: Capitalism in the Age of … Continue reading

“Snake Oil” by Richard Heinberg

ISBN-13: 978-0976751090. “Snake Oil – How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future” by Richard Heinberg was published by the Post Carbon Institute in 2013. Heinberg is now the author of ten books of which we have reviewed seven … Continue reading