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 their homes and businesses. Everything seems the same. Behind the scenes, however, the world is changing rapidly and electricity utilities – the centralised power companies More...

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By Tristan Fischer On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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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 female President of the United More...

By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017
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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 special offer of 99c.   The Kindle More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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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 and countries will make it through More...

By Tristan Fischer On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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History is written by the winners. And Europeans are losing.

German refugees at the end of the Second World War. There are a lot of people to whom the quote “history is written by the winners” is attributed to.  Winston Churchill frequently pops up in the context More...

By Tristan Fischer On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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The Forgotten Monsters of Prehistory

My 12 year old son’s third book – The Forgotten Monsters of Prehistory – is now available to buy from Amazon and Lulu. Prepare to take a journey back in time to witness the most fearsome creatures More...

By Tristan Fischer On Sunday, January 1st, 2017
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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 our Lord – and is a direct reference to how many years after Jesus Christ was born. Naming years linked to More...