energy&stuff wants citizens to engage, no matter if you do this with us, in your community, in an organization, or in politics. If societies are going to master the challenges of the future, a large number of people need to better understand the dynamics of the world we live in, begin to change their thinking, their talking and their behaviors. We have some ideas.
The term often used for the development of a mechanized and industrialized approach to producing goods, often tied to the use of fossil fuels (initially mostly coal), the beginning is usually defined around 1750-60, continuing until 1820-1840. Others see the process extend way into the 20th century.