Our neighbor, dropping by to take a drink from our bird-bath. We are having a heat wave right now, and I keep it full for everyone.
Day: August 18, 2022
The lights are going out in Europe
And Germany has been the bellwether. Back in the early 2000s, Chancellor Angela Merkel and her party made the momentous decision to begin the energy transition from "fossil fuels" to "renewables" as quickly as they could. The scare-quotes around both terms are on purpose, because fossil fuels are not fossils (who is to say that …