Ugo Bardi

Ugo Bardi teaches physical chemistry at the University of Florence, Italy. He writes on sustainability, peak oil, climate change, resource depletion and other subjects related to sustainability on his blog "www.cassandralegacy.blogspot.com"

Recent Articles

Post-peak Italian Food

Post-peak Italian food: a lunch with organ meats, bread, and a glass of red wine. The beauty of life is in its small pleasures.  If you are not a Florentine, you may be under the impression that the food of…

Peak Oil? What Peak Oil?

It is unbelievable how many times I've heard people telling me "the US has become self-sufficient in oil production," a group that includes some respectable members of the EU parliament. This is probably due to the confusion that the media…

2015: Happy Christmas!

They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. The COP21 climate conference in Paris could have been just that step.So, there is hope. This Christmas is a Christmas of hope.Happy Christmas everybody!Image of the…

Trump, Berlusconi, and the Blob

For about twenty years, Mr. Silvio Berlusconi has been the blob of Italian politics, absorbing everything thrown at him and transforming it into votes. Now, Mr. Trump seems to be using the same strategy in the US. Watching the news about…