Do or Damned in Nebraska

Reblogged from: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/67627324/posts/1670958202 Original story: http://business.financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/nebraska-set-to-vote-today-on-fate-of-transcanadas-keystone-xl-pipeline CALGARY — Five commissioners in Nebraska are set to vote today on the fate of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, potentially clearing the last major regulatory hurdle of a project once thought dead. The Nebraska Public Service Commission will be voting on whether the project, which would transport about 830,000…Read more Do or Damned in Nebraska

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The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. by Anika Burgess Humans are not built to withstand extreme heat: sunburn, heatstroke, dehydration. All indications are that heatwaves, of the kind that recently grounded flights in Arizona, damaged fisheries off Tasmania, and resulted in the highest temperature ever recorded, in Iran, are going to become more…Read more The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates

Trump’s Solar Border Wall Idea Won’t Work in the Real World

Commentary: Pundits reported Tuesday June 6 that Donald Trump, at an Oval Office meeting of high-level Republican leaders, suggested that his proposed border wall incorporate solar panels, the goal being to sell electrical power as a way of funding the Wall's construction. According to Jonathan Swan at Axios, Trump described to assembled Republican Congressional leaders his image…Read more Trump’s Solar Border Wall Idea Won’t Work in the Real World