New Dietary Guidelines from the American Cancer Society

Positive Future #775 (Feature photo – Vegetables – Courtesy of Jasper Greek Golanco) The American Cancer Society just published its new dietary guidelines. from the American Cancer Society. In a nutshell, the guidelines suggest no red or processed meats, no sugar-sweetened beverages, no highly processed foods or refined grains and no alcohol and more exercise…

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The Future of Power – It Has to Be Something Different

Positive Future #774 (Feature photo – Power Lines – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, 123df) The future of power can be uncertain, especially if you live in California and are depended upon PG&E for power. The company responsible for the deaths of 84 people in the Paradise, California wildfires – PG&E – plead guilty to those…

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Saving the House and Orchard from Power Outages – Get Off the Grid

Positive Future #773 (Feature photo – Rooftop Solar –Universal Public Domain) EnergyCentral brings us news of how microgrids for smaller projects are becoming more sophisticated and workable. Here is the story of a homeowner that is taking the situation head on in Southern California – ahead of the fire season and almost assuredly grid shut…

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Singapore – A Global Testbed for Urban Food Production

Positive Future #768 (Feature photo – Singapore – CCA 2.0 Generic, Ray in Manila) CNA news journalist Cindy Co brings us the story of how a gaming industry professional got into urban vertical farming in Singapore. Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. With a population of almost 6 million people, the whole country…

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Covid Shutdowns – Affect Carbonated Beverages and More

Positive Future #767 (Feature photo – Carbonated Drink – CCA 2.0 Generic, Simon Cousins) Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert (https://www.supermarketguru.com/) brings us the story of how the availability of carbon dioxide for beer and soda beverages is shrinking – raising the price and availability. The effect of economic and social lockdowns are perhaps deeper than anyone…

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Getting the Bigger Picture Back

Positive Future #765 (Feature photo – Earth Map – By User:Cogito ergo sumo – File:BlankMap-World.png, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=372520) As covid fears recede, it gives back room to consider much larger concerns such as the well-being of 7.5 billion people. Our planet’s health and prioritizing our future economies for greater sensitivity to the world that…

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