Good News Headlines 11/24/15


Bill Gates Thinks The 1% Should Foot The Bill For Renewable Energy, And He's Offering The First $2B.

by Thom Dunn, Upworthy

He also has some insights into social welfare and the problems with the private sector…  Read more



Finally… At Long Last, Without Further Ado: Feds Will Track Police Shootings.

from Daily Kos

In separate announcements, the FBI and the Department of Justice say they’ll create programs to monitor police-involved shootings at the federal level…  Read more



These 9 States Will Continue Welcoming Refugees

by Amanda Girard, U.S. Uncut

While a growing number of states vow to stop accepting refugees, here’s a list of governors maintaining compassion in the face of hysteria…  Read more



Monarch Butterfly Count Expected To Rebound In Mexico

by Noe Torres, Reuters

After a staggering decline over the past two decades, the population of the iconic monarch butterfly is expected to recover following coordinated efforts across North American governments…  Read more



Portland, Being Portland, Says No To New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

by Katie Herzog, Grist

Portland, Oregon, has become the first city in the U.S. to pass a resolution opposing the development of new infrastructure for fossil fuel transport and storage…  Read more



A California Mom Saw Syrian Refugees Struggling To Carry Their Babies, So She Did Something.

by Laura Willard, Upworthy

Cristal Logothetis started to collect baby carriers to deliver to the Syrian families arriving in Greece with babies and young children…  Read more



UK's Coal Plants To Be Phased Out Within 10 Years

from BBC News

The UK's remaining coal-fired power stations will be shut by 2025 with their use restricted by 2023, Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has proposed…  Read more



7-Year-Old Boy Donates All Of His Change To Support Vandalized Mosque

by Tod Perry, Good Magazine

Early Monday morning, a member of the Pflugerville Islamic Center in Texas found a ripped-up Quran outside its front door…  Read more


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