Colorado and the Social Cost of Carbon

Positive Future #424 (Feature photo – Jared Polis. Governor of Colorado – Public Domain) In agriculture, the cost of shouldering extreme weather events almost always exceeds the re-imbursements that come from crop insurance or federal disaster monies. In modern times, farming is one of those things that carries the cost of carbon in the atmosphere…

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A Big Change Looming?

Positive Future #423 (Feature photo – Electric Car Chargers – CCA SA 2.0 Generic) Recently, news portal Autoline Daily discussed how the development and building of new internal combustion engines has come to an almost complete halt among the major automakers. With the looming electrification of transportation, automakers are deciding to just stick with the…

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Saudi Arabia Announces World’s Largest Solar Farm

Positive Future #421 (Feature photo – Power from the Sun – By Jessie Eastland – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=50735950) The world’s largest solar farm today is in China. The Tengger Desert Solar Park has a peak power output of 1.5 gigawatts. The Tengger solar panels cover an area equal to 10,600 acres. CleanTechnica…

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Industrial Hemp – 10,000 Uses

Positive Future #417 (Feature photo – Hemp Clothes – Public Domain) AgFunder brings us more news about the opportunities of growing hemp. Jonathan Vaught, of Front Range Biosciences, weighs in on the opportunity that exists as federal legislation relaxes restrictions on the growing of industrial hemp. You can read the full story here: https://agfundernews.com/growing-hemp.html

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