Good News Headlines 11/26/19

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L.A.’s Free Tree Giveaway For Yards And Streets Hopes To Bring 90,000 New Plantings

by Sharon Boorstin, Los Angeles Times

Want a free tree for your yard or neighborhood? L.A.’s Green New Deal to plant 90,000 trees in the city over the next two years is a bonus for residents… Read More

 


 

Bill Gates Unveils Toilet That Transforms Waste Into Fertilizer, Doesn’t Require Water Or Sewers

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Gates tweeted a video Monday that described his and his foundation's mission to improve sanitation for countries that do not have or cannot afford to build the sewer infrastructure to remove waste… Read More

 


 

Another Police Department Starts Collecting Canned Food In Lieu Of Parking Ticket Fines

from Good News Network

Rather than opening up your wallet to pay off a parking ticket, this Ohio police department is asking people to pay off their fines with canned food donations… Read More

 


 

This School Is The First In The World To Use Synthetic Frogs For Dissection

by Liam Pritchett, Live Kindly

J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Florida is using realistic, “SynFrogs” to replace dead animals. It is the first in the world to use synthetic frogs for ethical dissection… Read More

 


 

USPS’ ‘Operation Santa’ Launches Online To Make Holidays Happy One For Children, Families In Need

by Bridget Stevens, Good Morning America

If you're looking to lend St. Nick a helping hand from the comfort of your own home this Christmas, look no further because the U.S. Postal Service's annual “Operation Santa” program is online… Read More

 


 

Ardern Says New Zealand On ‘Right Side Of History’ As MPs Pass Zero-carbon Bill

by Eleanor Ainge Roy, The Guardian

Jacinda Ardern’s landmark climate legislation has passed in New Zealand parliament, with historic cross-party support, committing the nation to reduce its carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and meet its commitments under the Paris climate accords… Read More

 


 

Secretive Energy Startup Backed By Bill Gates Achieves Solar Breakthrough

by Matt Egan, CNN Business

Heliogen, a clean energy company that emerged from stealth mode on Tuesday, said it has discovered a way to use artificial intelligence and a field of mirrors to reflect so much sunlight that it generates extreme heat above 1,000 degrees Celsius… Read More

 

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