The Big Battery Vision

Positive Future #741 (Feature photo – Older Battery Storage Power Station in California – By Ysc usc – Own work, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=64315693) Renew Economy journalist Giles Parkinson brings us the story of a pending $300 million battery in Australia to help upgrade its electrical grid. Like the earlier 100MW Tesla battery installed to…

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World’s Largest Solar Panel Factory

Positive Future #738 (Feature photo – Solar Panels – By AleSpa – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29290121) CleanTechnica journalist Steve Hanley brings us the story of a Chinese company – GCL Systems Integration Technology. This company plans to build the world’s largest solar panel factory. With a goal of producing 60 gigawatts of solar…

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Planting Trees = Healthy Air – Lowers Respiratory Problems

Positive Future #737 (Feature photo – Coffee Trees – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Jmhullot) Inhabitat News portal brings us the story of planting trees. Trees help with air quality. While it is not mainstream yet, questions are being asked about the link between air pollution and respiratory diseases. Th obvious question people are looking for…

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What is Happening Under the Radar?

Positive Future #736 (Feature photo – Unpolluted Garden – CCA SA 4.0 International, Basile Morin) Inhabitat journalist Teresa Bergen brings us a story that makes one wonder what happens when no one is looking. Recently the EPA announced that it will suspend enforcing environmental laws for the duration of the coronavirus situation. Since air pollution…

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A Good Distraction for Today

Positive Future #735 (Feature photo – The Dophin –  By AllenMcC. – Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3952055) BrightVibes news portal brings us an interesting story of the 10 superpowers of dolphins. The story also comes with a great video clip to explain the powers. You can read and see the story here: https://brightvibes.com/915/en/10-surprising-superpowers-of-dolphins

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Will Volkswagen’s Reaction to Tesla Bring a Quicker End to Oil?

Positive Future #733 (Feature photo – Volkswagen All-Electric ID3 –  CCA SA 4.0 International, Alexander Migl) CleanTechnica journalist Steve Hanley brings us some behind the scenes insights worthy of note. While oil companies flounder with prices that cause alarm, Volkswagen just made a powerful announcement. Volkswagen now says it will have over 75 all electric…

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We Still Have to Think About Rain Forests

Positive Future #732 (Feature photo – Palm Oil Plantations on Previous Rainforest Land –  CCA 2.o Generic, Achmad Rabin Taim) Amid allegations of lawbreaking, rainforests in the largest stretch of intact rainforest in Asia are being decimated to create the world’s largest palm oil plantation. The project is estimated to decimate 700,000 acres of rainforest…

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