Efforts to shift away from fossil fuels and replace oil and coal with renewable energy sources can help reduce carbon emissions but do so at the expense of increased inequality, according to a new Portland State University study. Portland State University’s Julius McGee, assistant professor of sociology in PSU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, […]

Reiner K├╝mmel and Dietmar Lindenberger writing in the New Journal of Physics make the case that energy is worth much more than it costs. The abstract’s opening sentence, while a little technical, said, “Energy conversion in the machines and information processors of the capital stock drives the growth of modern economies.” Energy conversion supports the […]