Good News for the Environment

Sustainable stories of progress for the planet

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Seeds, Compostable Clothes, & Gratitude - Good News This Week: November 26th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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Patagonia's Founder Has Given His Company Away To Fight Climate Change and Advance Conservation: 5 Questions Answered

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has irrevocably transferred their ownership of the outdoor apparel company to a set of trusts and nonprofit organizations. From now on, the corporation’s profits will fund efforts to deal with climate change, as well as protect wilderness areas.
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New Release Books on a Bookshelf: Intersectional Environmentalist by Leah Thomas, How To Host a Viking Funeral by Kyle Scheele, Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez, How To Be Perfect by Michael Schur

The Good Good Good Guide To the Best Books of 2022

Every month we’ll update this list with new-release book recommendations for people who care about doing good in the world.
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How Could Positive ‘Tipping Points’ Accelerate Climate Action?

As catastrophic climate change tipping points loom, could positive shifts toward green action also be speeding up?
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Misfits Market Review: Is It Worth It To Reduce Food Waste? 

We’re here with an authentic review of Misfits Market, to give you another option to help reduce food waste during your weekly grocery haul. 
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Solar Windows, LANDBACK, & Dolphins - Good News This Week: November 19th 2022

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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'Open Source' Seeds Are Fighting Back Against Big Ag

A handful of companies own the patents on virtually every seed planted in the US. Now, a new crop of unowned seeds is bringing biodiversity back to farming.
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Pets Eat a Lot of Meat. Feeding Them Insects Could Lower Their Carbon Pawprint.

A Q&A with Anne Carlson, the founder and CEO of Jiminy’s, on bringing insect-based dog food to the U.S.
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Good News: Cars Are Vanishing from Paris

The share of journeys made by car in the city has fallen by nearly half, and the trend is only accelerating.
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Fast Fashion is Terrible for the Planet. Could Compostable Clothes Be a Solution?

A slate of brands are marketing clothing that they say can break down in your backyard.
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