EROEI: A Useful Measure or a Distraction?

Random Thoughts from the High Desert by Sig Silber EROEI = Usable Acquired Energy / Energy Expended It seems so simple. If the amount of energy produced relative to the amount of energy utilized in producing that energy tends to decline, at some point as the ratio approaches 1.0 (or perhaps even becomes a fraction …

How Many Kinds of Property are There? Two? Or Three?

People fighting the landfill up here in the great State of Maine constantly run into the issue of standing: As it turns out, unless you are directly impacted by the landfill – for example, if you live next to it and are affected by foul odors