Environment

Good News & Ways To Do Good

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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Meet the World-Changing Fellows of the 2021 MacArthur Program

By investing in solution-makers, the MacArthur Foundation remains committed to doing real, actionable good. As part of their program, the foundation has an annual fellowship where some of the brightest minds are given a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000 over the course of five years.
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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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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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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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States Are Buying Hotels to House Displaced Wildfire Survivors

The climate crisis and the pandemic are spurring local governments to take action — and finally, begin to address chronic homelessness.
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Combatting an Invisible Killer: New WHO Air Pollution Guidelines Could Save Millions of Lives

The disparities in air pollution exposure are often linked to structural racism, such as historic redlining and locating polluting industries and freeways in low-income or predominantly Black or Hispanic neighborhoods. The result shows up in the communities’ health.
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The Media Isn't Talking About Climate Change Enough — Here's Why, and How You Can Help Change That

Climate change is consistently being left out of relevant reporting about climate change-caused disasters like hurricanes, wildfires, and flooding. We put together a guide on how to contact local and national media — and what to say to encourage them to change their reporting.
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Pollution to Products? Recycled Carbon Emissions Are Coming to Consumer Shelves

Around the world, technological innovations to capture, store, reuse, or replace carbon pollution are on the rise.
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Meet the World's First Carbon-Neutral Soccer Club

FIFA, soccer’s international governing body, recently recognized the Forest Green Rovers as the greenest soccer club in the world. The United Nations has certified the FGR as the world’s first carbon-neutral football club. It is also the first and only vegan pro soccer club on the planet.
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