Good News About the Environment

Climate change feels heartbreaking and overwhelming — but there's good news and progress to be celebrated.

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This UK Soccer Club is Trialing Edible Coffee Cups

Next year, we are being promised the world’s first carbon-neutral FIFA World Cup. Pulling this off will be no mean feat – from construction to travel and accommodation, Qatar 2022 is expected to produce up to 3.6 million tons of CO2.
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This Experiential Learning Farm Helps Youth Build a Better World

At Freetown Farm, members of the community can learn the names of medicinal herbs and harvest vegetables, all while developing a deeper relationship to the land and local 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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Wind Turbines Are Being Recycled Into Bike Shelters, High-speed Rail Lines, Power Line Poles, and Roofs

The Danish port city of Aalborg, where the new recyclable blades are being made, has found an innovative new use for old blades, by turning them into bike shelters for the city’s cyclists.
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14 Good News Stories About the Environment

Good news stories about the environment from Paris, Africa, outer space, and more...
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Being an Imperfect Conscious Consumer

Laura Wittig co-founded Brightly — an online community and content platform that puts the environment first — to help consumers shop well for themselves and the earth. In this episode, Laura talks about how anyone can make gradual steps towards becoming more sustainable in a way that works for them.
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Youth Climate Protesters Around the World Have Returned to the Streets

Greta Thunberg's Fridays for Future movement has resumed mass street protests for the first time since the pandemic began.
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Celebrating Three Years of Greta Thunberg's Activism: 'There's Still Time to Change Our Climate Future'

As the Swedish teenager marks the third anniversary of her first solo climate strike, here's how she built the global "Fridays for Future" movement...
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Paving a Path for Justice: 7 Runners Making a Difference to Follow on Instagram

We profiled seven runners using running as a platform to build community and fight for justice — for both people and the planet.
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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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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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Recent Good News About the Environment

Renewable Energy Jobs Grew Globally in 2020, Defying Expectations

Clean energy jobs rose to 12 million last year even amid the pandemic but officials say green employment must come with decent conditions and bring in more women.
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Wind Turbines Are Being Recycled Into Bike Shelters, High-speed Rail Lines, Power Line Poles, and Roofs

The Danish port city of Aalborg, where the new recyclable blades are being made, has found an innovative new use for old blades, by turning them into bike shelters for the city’s cyclists.
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The United Nations Declares Access to a Healthy Environment a "Human Right"

This is great news for the future of humanity: with this historic decision, this means the UN will be taking climate action more seriously on a global scale.
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Researchers Have Found a Creative Way To Save Forests: They're Letting Trees Tweet

The tweeting tree’s messages are based on data from a suite of sensors on and around its trunk, using a real-time approach to tree monitoring pioneered by Witness Tree’s inspiration and sister project TreeWatch.net.
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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.