Craig Venter: Franken-fuels

Not seeing, how shall he knowWhat lies in the handOf time to come?”SophoclesWow. It’s coming true.Back when I was studying for my MSc at CAT, I wrote an essay about the precautionary principle. This is the principle which states that when someone proposes a new technology or a new chemical compound, they should bear the burden […]

Energy return on energy investment

What does worthwhile mean?I’ve just returned from my first teaching gig at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales. The gig is one I’ve been after for a long time – ever since I left CAT after finishing my Masters in fact.The gig was to run a practical workshop exploring the principles of Energy Return […]