Free energy literacy talk
Date(s) - March 28, 2018
Time - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location - VEG Warehouse
Without energy, literally nothing happens.
With lots of energy (like, say, fossil fuels) a whole lot of incredible happens (like, say, industrial civilisation).
What is energy? What is an ‘energy gradient’? What is ‘energy returned on energy invested’?
Everyone’s had those insights where understanding something is like clicking a light switch on. Understanding a bit about energy can feel like that, and is useful for interpreting everything from:
- how to live a bit more lightly on the planet
- which new energy or vehicle proto-technologies actually make sense, and which really are too-good-to-be-true
- how to save on electricity bills
- life its-very-self(!)
- to where we might be heading as a species…
Join Adam Grubb, founder of EnergyBulletin.net (now Resilience.org) for a thermodynamics-for-newbies type workshop. Adam is not a scientist but he’s read several books on this topic and has been thinking in explicit energy terms for 15 years.
Cost of entry is an optional packet of concentrated chemical energy (i.e., a small snack to share).