The Geek in Pictures: Catch Up Edition

Time to catch up with things. Starting with the fact that inflation in the U.S. is running conspicuously higher than other industrialized nations.

Don’t look now, but the housing market may be heading into some difficulty.

Here’s the slightly longer cycle:

Energy, starting with the reminder that it was only about 15 years ago that Europe produced more natural gas than Russia exported. Gee—I wonder what happened to change this?

Electric cars and batteries you say?

There’s always Norway:

Memo to Democrats: a reminder that high energy costs hurt the poor most:

Some climate mischief:

Some relevant Ukraine data:


Gee, I wonder what happened in 2020?

News you can use:

And finally. . .

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