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The Efficiency Swindle and Jevon’s Paradox

In the 1960 film School for Scoundrels, which is based on the Stephen Potter “Gamesmanship” books, there is a scene where Ian Carmichael (formerly one of life’s failures) is playing tennis with Terry Thomas. Carmichael has just finished a course in lifemanship and, having used a series of tricks and ploys to disorientate his opponent, […]

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Stargazers of the World Unite

Having grown up in the industrial West Riding of Yorkshire, I was 22 when I first saw the Milky Way. It wasn’t my fault; there was too much light pollution. In places such as this, you may think that on a moonless and cloudless night you can see the stars, but the sight is nothing […]

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Presenting at SUSTAIN, Lincolnshire, 15th September 2015

“Community and Farm based gasification of biomass”. Part of half day forum on Low Input High Diversity (LIHD) Biomass and its potential energy conversion technologies. Sustain Lincolnshire, 15th September 2015, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Park Estate, Lincoln To reserve your place please contact: nick.cheffins@peakhill-associates.co.uk (07812 096682)

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