Fossil Company Fighting Transmission Gamechanger

FERC is close to approving the Tres Amigas high-voltage interconnection hub project in Clovis, New Mexico, designed to be the first step in a renewable energy transmission superhighway. [social_buttons] But five groups are filing against the project. The largest, Occidental Petroleum; is asking FERC to dump the project. Occidental Petroleum’s … [continued]

We Might Still Have Food in the Future After All

Whenever plants are subjected to extreme stress, such as very high or low temperatures, they do not flower and grow because they divert their food to their embryo. “Their instinct is to protect the next generation,” said Wigge.

Plants are better adapted to survive, than people are, in that respect. But then they have had a million or so more years to learn that clever trick. They might outlive us.