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Photovoltaking the future

Photovoltaking the future.

You might have noticed that the world is currently undergoing an energy transition – from fossil fuels to renewables. Despite great resistance to this shift from the traditional purveyors of energy, the trend seems...

A taste of Velo-efficiency

A taste of Velo-efficiency

I once read that a human being on a bicycle is the most efficient means by which any animal has ever moved through space. Indeed, it is a claim often made. Forty years ago Ivan Illich wrote that: “The bicycle is the...

Wheel of Fortune

A New Development Paradigm?

‘Development’ might be a fuzzy concept, but it is essentially concerned with fostering conditions that are socially desirable. Despite the interventions of such scholars as Amartya Sen, with his focus on human...