New York to Build Seawall – Humanity Takes Historic Step into the Unknown

Positive Future #490 (Feature photo – Seawall – Public Domian) Most damaged by Hurricane Sandy is Staten Island in New York. Recently $615 million in funding has been approved to build a 5 mile seawall along the Staten Island shoreline. The seawall will be built the U.S. Corps of Engineer. Groundbreaking is set for 2020…

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Will Electric Mobility Re-Arrange Which Car Makers Prevail?

Positive Future #484 (Feature photo – Highway Traffic – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license – Floydian) CleanTechnica Journalist Dr. Maximillian Holland has put together the electric vehicle projections by three major automakers. The results are that by Toyota’s own projections, it will fall materially behind VW and Tesla in the fully-electric vehicle market…

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A Shadow of Big Events – Grid-Scale Battery Storage with Solar and Wind

A Shadow of Big Events – Grid-Scale Battery Storage with Solar and Wind Positive Future #455 (Feature photo – Grid-Scale Battery Storage – CCA SA 4.0 International) EnergyCentral journalist Lili Francklyn shares the emerging economics and price competitiveness of grid-scale energy storage batteries. Advancing technology and dropping prices on virtually every aspect of renewable energy…

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Global Pork Tremor Grows

Touch the Soil News #1300 (Feature photo – Confined Pig Operation – Public Domain) The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) announced that it was cancelling the World Pork Expo that was to be held at the Des Moines, Iowa fairgrounds. The three-day event would have brought in some 20,000 attendees from all over the world.…

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