Three topics of interest for you: my latest blog (about the most interested chart I've ever made)
, an Austin, TX talk on the biography of the father of Peak Oil
, and a Q&A with Texas leaders on the Clean Power Plan for Texas
Blog: The most interesting graph I've ever made: Leveraging Energy vs. Money
The figure below is perhaps the most interesting chart I have ever made. The purpose of this figure (from my publication here
) is to provide context into metrics of net energy and see how they relate to economic data. Here, I’m asking a fundamental question: Should our (worldwide) society be able to leverage money more than we can leverage energy? My hypothesis is “no”. Full blog here.
Read my full blog post here
to understand my reasoning and why this is very important to help make better macroeconomic models that more accurately consider the role of energy.
Biographer: Mason Inman in Austin April 20 and 21
Author of The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologists' Quest for a Sustainable Future, biography of M. King Hubbert
On April 21, 2016 (5:00-6:15 pm, Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302)
Carey will co-host Mason Inman
, author of the new biography of M. King Hubbert, The Oracle of Oil,
on campus of The University of Texas at Austin. This is part of the weekly Energy Symposium
series sponsored by the Energy Institute
On April 20, 7 pm, Mason will also be discussing his book at BookPeople of Austin.
He'll have a conversation about the book with Russell Gold
, Wall Street Journal
reporter, Journalism Fellow of the UT Austin Energy Institute, and author of The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World.
For details see: http://www.bookpeople.com/event/mason-inman-oracle-oil
Watch the video of the Texas Power Dialog: Discussion of the Clean Power Plan (April 4, 2016)
Dr. Bryan Shaw of the TCEQ said he could have used the same presentation slides as John Hall of the Environmental Defense Fund ... WHAT?
Shaw is Chairman of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and he opposes of the EPA and Clean Power Plan.
John Hall is the Texas State Director for the Environmental Defense Fund) and he supports carbon regulation.
Carey hosted these two speakers with a question, answer, and dialog session on the Clean Power Plan. This dialog is largely a difference in one person wanting to describe the forest Click here to watch online.
Timeline of the video:
Carey's introduction: 0:00 – 7:00
John Hall: 7:00 – 43:15
Bryan Shaw: 44:00 – 1:14:46
Discussion: 1:15:00 – 1:59:13