Posts tagged Climate Emergency
Let’s address the whiteness of climate activism

In this guest blog, Francesca Humi explores the ways in which the climate movement can be alienating to people of color.

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Good News Digest #22

The mayors of 96 cities are calling for a Global Green New Deal; renewable energy outpaced coal in the UK; NASA has a new all-electric airplane; climate protests are multiplying all over the world; and more.

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Problems & Solutions: Climate Communications

Exploring the problems and solutions of climate communication gathered from the U.N. Summit and Climate Week NYC in September. The first article of the Problem-Solution Series.

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Good News Digest #21

Estonia plans to be carbon neutral by 2050; Unilever slashes its new plastic use in half; Kazakhstan purchases new electric buses; ocean plastic cleanup devices are working; and more.

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Good News Digest #20

77 countries and 100+ cities pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050; Jerusalem is preparing to ban diesel vehicles; Portugal’s oldest university bans beef; and more.

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Good News Digest #19

The UN Climate Summit is taking place; the Xbox will soon become carbon neutral; Amazon will become carbon neutral by 2030; and more.

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Good News Digest #18

Gucci and Nestlé pledge carbon neutrality; the U.S. EPA will stop animal testing; companies and cities are gearing up for the Global Climate Strike on Sept 20; and more good news.

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Good News Digest #17

Global renewable energy capacity has quadrupled; U.S. Democratic presidential candidates are embracing bigger ideas to tackle the climate crisis than ever before; companies are planning to join the Sept 20 global climate strike.

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Good News Digest #16

Switzerland to be carbon-neutral by 2050; KFC to sell vegan fried chicken; Domino’s pizzas to be delivered by e-bikes; Ireland to plant 440 million trees by 2040; and more.

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Good News Digest #15

India to ban single-use plastic; a new hydroelectric project in Dubai; progress toward electrifying air travel; green investments seeing very favorable returns; and more good news.

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Good News Digest #14

NY passed the Green New Deal; Panama banned single-use plastic bags; all Lyft rides are now carbon-neutral; endangered rhinos and elephants are bouncing back; and more.

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Good News Digest #13

Paris declared a climate emergency; Ghana signs a deal with the World Bank to cut emissions; fracking is officially outlawed in Paraná, Brazil; India gets its first electric vehicle; France announced a tax on air travel; and more good news.

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Good News Digest #12

Sweden cancels Fashion Week in favor of climate action; New Zealand bans single-use plastic bags; China is strengthening its commitment to the Paris Agreement; and more good news from last week.

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Good News Digest #11

France will go carbon-neutral by 2050; the U.S. got more electricity from renewables than coal for the first time; Rwanda gets funding for climate initiatives; 40 tons of fishing nets were retrieved from the Pacific; and more good news.

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Good News Digest #10

Cities, companies and whole nations are phasing out plastic and going carbon-neutral; endangered species are making a comeback; renewable energy projects are proliferating; and more good news.

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Good News Digest #5

More cities and companies pledging to fight climate change, New York Rejects Keystone-Like Pipeline, Canberra as first Australian city to run on 100% renewables, France leading global fashion sustainability effort, and more good news.

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