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Oh please. Of all the complaints about industrial society, one of the most peculiar is light pollution.
Just for a jingle of silliness before tomorrow’s (happy) Christmas Lights post, and a reminder that only a Malthusian can turn good news and happiness into bad and sorrow, check out this from the International Dark-Sky Association (IDSA). Their website states:
Less than 100 years ago, everyone could look up and see a spectacular starry night sky. Now, millions of children across the globe will never experience the Milky Way where they live. The increased and widespread use of artificial light at night is not only impairing our view of the universe, it is adversely affecting our environment, our safety, our energy consumption and our health.
Of course the IDSA does not mention that (wholly unnecessary) industrial wind turbines have a light issue of their own.…
“The Associate Director will be responsible for managing cross energy sector consulting projects with a focus on Energy Transition relevant topics.”
I recently saw this position advertisement on Linkedin from Daniel Yergin’s Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA, purchased by IHS Markit in 2004). Posted last week, the company has had nearly 100 applicants so far.
The full posting is reprinted below as a ‘current’ on the energy mixed economy and in regard to political correctness. I hope it comes to be seen as a low point when imaging was at war with energy fundamentals and, employment practices-wise, general decency.
Consulting Associate Director – Energy Strategy and Energy Transition Practice
The Associate Director will be responsible for managing cross energy sector consulting projects with a focus on Energy Transition relevant topics.…