Extra Mile

It’s not inappropriate to step back and consider the global resources and environmental aspects of power for personal road transport. Back in the 1970s, reserves of crude oil were a big talking point, and the term ìPeak Oilî was coined to represent the unknown future date when world oil production would peak, and thereafter fall […]

Fracking for Diesel?

Energy companies in the US, backed by research grants from their government, have been developing fracking (hydraulic fracturing) as a means of releasing gas and oil from shale rock for around 20 years.