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12 Good News Stories About Climate Change (2022)

The best positive news stories about the environment you may not have heard about.
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Scientists Have Figured Out How to Solve a Desert Water Crisis

"Things that work in New York or New Delhi do not work in the mountains. We have to find our own solutions for our problems.”
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Researchers Have Figured Out How To Offset 14% of Global Fishmeal Emissions By Feeding Fish Methane

The result could solve two problems at once - the increasing demand for fish protein, and the emission of a harmful greenhouse gas
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L.A.'s New Reflective Streets Bounce Heat Back into Space

Cities are painting their streets white. The air in these neighborhoods is getting cooler — with huge (positive) implications for the planet.
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How ReGrained "Upcycled" Beer Into Food to Save the Planet

When food ends up in landfills, it releases methane, a greenhouse gas that is at least 28 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Because of a lack of available oxygen, food doesn’t break down in landfills in the same way that it would in nature.
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Environmentalism Must Care for People and the Planet

Activist Leah Thomas created a platform to address the ways environmentalism impacts not only the planet, but the people on it, too. She calls the platform Intersectional Environmentalism.
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Environment

49 Best Earth Day Quotes For Inspiration & Action (2022)

As we celebrate Earth Day this year, may we reflect on the wise words of environmentalists, climate activists, faith leaders, lovers of nature, and the youth of the world.
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Queer Eco-Activism: How One Activist is Transforming the Outdoors for the LGBTQ+ Community

Queer activist — Pınar Sinopoulos-Lloyd — provides an exploration of ecological grief and pathway to healing for the LGBTQ+ Community.
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The Invisible Climate Refugee Crisis Is Finally Getting a Spotlight

This legal definition of refugees, unfortunately, doesn’t include those who have to flee their homes because of the climate crisis. But it should.
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The Sustainability Edition

This special edition of the Goodnewspaper is one of our most popular of all time. (Every issue is printed on recycled paper using soy-based inks — and we're 100% certified Climate Neutral.)

While most of our Goodnewspaper stories are exclusively available in print for subscribers, here are two pieces in digital form:

Your Questions About Sustainability, Answered Succinctly

For this issue, you asked us questions about sustainability on Instagram. The Good Answers on this page come from the Good Good Good team and community.
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These Two Young Entrepreneurs Are Combating Food Waste With Delicious Vegan Cookies

Reyanne Mustafa and Kristian Krugman were working as servers when they noticed how much food restaurants throw away at the end of the day.
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Recent Good News About the Environment

Advocates Are Working To Give Water Legal Rights

Threatened by development, five bodies of water are suing the State of Florida, making the unprecedented argument that nature has legal rights, too.
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Potato Farmers Conquer a Devastating Worm... with Banana Paper

Biodegradable banana “paper” can protect potato seeds from potato cyst nematodes, sharply increasing potato size and yields, research finds.
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In Austria, the Government Pays to Repair Your Stuff

The city of Vienna started the Reparaturbon as a pilot in 2020 as a way to promote repair and support local businesses. Through the scheme, which has since concluded, 50 percent of repair costs were subsidized by the city, capped at €100.
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37 Ways To Make a Difference in the World

One person can make a difference in the world — but it’s not your job to change the entire world. It’s simply your job to show up and play your part — whatever that may be.
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Take Action for the Environment

At Good Good Good we don't merely want to feel good, we want to do good. Here are a few ways you can take action and do good this week.