Big European electricity utilities are facing an existential crisis. How did this happen and what should they do?

For most consumers, the revolution that is taking place in the energy markets has been hidden from view. They still get reliable electricity from the grid, with which to power More...

The renewables and battery revolution. What history teaches us about the future.

The advent of cheap renewable energy and battery storage has already started to change the world. It is not an exaggeration to call this change a “revolution”. Some companies More...

Hinkley Point decision a blow for Britain

Brexiteers were worried that cancelling Hinkley could impact on one of their cherished goals – a trade agreement with China to help justify Brexit. Much ink has been spilled More...

Gaius Julius Trump and the end of the Republic- preparing for a successor

Ivanka Trump is being groomed for the Presidency The role of Ivanka Trump, and her consort Jared Kushner, in the Trump White House is clear: Trump is preparing her to be the first More...

History Future Now eBook available now from iBookstore

History Future Now, ebook edition, is now available from the Apple iBookstore!  So if you have a iPad or iPhone click on this link to download it.  It is currently on at a More...

History Future Now eBook available now from iBookstore

History Future Now, ebook edition, is now available from the Apple iBookstore!  So if you have a iPad or iPhone click on More...

Leaving the EU Part 2: What can history teach us about the possible outcomes of Brexit?

In Part 1 of this series History Future Now investigated instances where seceding from an empire or supranational More...

Dont confuse what is legal with what is morally right

Most people think of themselves as being “law abiding” citizens.  They admonish those that break the...

Are Europeans fundamentally racist?

Switzerland has a unique form of democracy which allows for referendums to be held on any...

Roots: A historical understanding of climate change denial, creationism and slavery – 1629-1775

What do black slavery, creationism and climate change denial all have in common?  In the US,...

The renewables and battery revolution. What history teaches us about the future.

The advent of cheap renewable energy and battery storage has already started to change the world. It is not More...

History is written by the winners. And Europeans are losing.

History is written by the winners. And the winners are the ones who are in charge, either by sheer numbers..

Happy 12,017 Human Era!

For many of us today is 1 January 2017 AD or CE.  AD stands for Anno Domini – the year of..

Big European electricity utilities are facing an existential crisis. How did this happen and what should they do?

For most consumers, the revolution that is taking place in the energy markets has been hidden from view. They More...

The Holy Trinity: How to explain Climate Change to Conservative Christians

To the great surprise of most people living in North America, January 2014 was the fourth warmest January in recorded history,..

Climate Change Refugees

Three hundred people drowned last week when an overcrowded fishing boat sank off the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, close to..

Astronomy for 8-10 year olds – and adults too!

On Tuesday, History Future Now gave a talk to the local Cub Scout troop, where my two eldest children are members,..

Big European electricity utilities are facing an existential crisis. How did this happen and what should they do?

For most consumers, the revolution that is taking place in the energy markets has been hidden from view. They still get..

Corruption and Wealth – how they correlate by country

As expected, corruption is bad for wealth.  History Future Now was researching for an article and needed some data to cross reference...