Greenhouse technology will likely be another, as FPAA wants the world to know.
As for crops like Texas watermelons, Ridley’s essay indirectly touches on that, too. He discusses the huge gains in water conservation that came with the advent of drip irrigation.
Who knows what the next drip irrigation-like technological breakthrough will be? What we do know is that based on the history of technology, more breakthroughs are a given.
It doesn’t mean we don’t need to worry about global warming, population growth and other daunting challenges. But it does help us face the future with a fair measure of hope.
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