Daily Archives: September 11, 2017

Addicted to food?

Processed food is engineered to make us crave it.  And in many cases, it’s successful. Most of us have, at one time or another, struggled to say ‘no thanks’ when it comes to food. It’s difficult to close the bag … Continue reading

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High-tech vertical farms: fresh produce with a fraction of the water and energy

Plenty CEO Matt Barnard, 44, grew up on a 160-acre apple and cherry orchard in bucolic Door County, Wis., a place that attracts a steady stream of fruit-picking tourists. Now he and his four-year-old startup aim to radically change how … Continue reading

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More than prayers needed to redress climate harm

We have friends and family that have been suffering through the hurricane impacts in the Caribbean, Mexico and southern US of late.  We have great sympathy and concern for everyone involved and, of course, send well wishes and best hopes … Continue reading

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Status quo in flux on Federal Reserve Board

Last week Fed vice-chair Stanley Fischer announced that he will leave the board of governors next month for personal reasons and eight months before his term was to expire. The timing opens up an unprecedented fourth vacancy on the Fed … Continue reading

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Big auto makers racing in electric car race

The EV race is on with a vengeance.  Thanks Tesla, for showing the way.  See:  Electric-car makers turn to tested formula, the race track: Big-name car makers are vying to win the electric-car race—literally. This July, all of Germany’s motor-sport … Continue reading

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