Blog Review 828


A short list (a full one would be much longer) of things which are not economically possible but which are politically so. As long, that is, as we recognise that while the political system may say they can be made possible economics ensures that they cannot be.

Isn't technology wonderful? Making money by giving things away. Creative destruction at its most creative and destructive.

Rural Scotland might not be quite the best place for Britain's first spaceport.

Just as Britain in winter might not be the best place to be relying upon windmills to generate energy.

As ever, there's a very large number of people who don't know how lucky they are.

No we don't face peak uranium. Not now and not for a very long time at least.

And finally, political headlines of last year.