Appreciating Energy Category Explained:

We owe everything to the sun and other stars.

Oil, gas, wood and coal are all stored sunshine.

Our planet and bodies are made from stardust.

I have chosen articles for this section from writers who agree with me, such as:

“Hence, the creation of ever more efficient ordered flows in American society, the removal of constraints, has accelerated the winding down of American potential, which is exactly why a Wal-Mart economy will bring us to grief more rapidly than a national a collaboration of diverse independent small-town economies. Efficiency is the straightest path to hell.”