Our terrifying energy future leaves us with uncertainties

2019-03-02 01:11:03

Peter van Agtmael/Magnum Photos By Fred Pearce FOR aficionados of megatrends in human affairs, Vaclav Smil has long been a favourite. Now in his 70s and still thinking and writing with huge vigour, Smil has gained a whole new audience in recent years thanks to Bill Gates describing him as his favourite source of new facts. Unlike many big-picture gurus,