The dystopia we fear is keeping us from the utopia we deserve.
Ezra Klein makes the point that we got carried away with the “reduce” part of reduce, reuse, recycle. Our per capita energy use in the US has decreased since 1979. It’s not a coincidence that most tech innovation since then has been built with energy-efficiency in mind. But with the coming age of clean, cheap, limitless energy (hello, fusion!) it’s time to broaden our energy ambitions once again! ~ learn more