Good News Headlines 6/2/20

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Pricey Meat Is Forcing Americans Toward Vegetarian Meals

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

This price spike, along with widespread shortages in stores (which are, of course, tied to the price increases), has forced many people to adjust their usual meal plans… Read More

 


 

EU Plans To Raise $22 Billion Annually To Protect 30% Of Land And Oceans For Biodiversity

by Andy Corbley, Good News Network

To reach this end they plan to raise 20 billion euro ($22 billion) every year for the next 10 years from private and public sources—both the EU climate fund and national budgets… Read More

 


 

This Nurse Didn’t Just Create A Replacement N95 Mask – Hers Filters More

from KSAT

Nurse Tommye Austin is sharing her pattern and step-by-step instructions for making a mask with up to 99.5% filtration efficiency… Read More

 


 

First Floating Ocean Hybrid Platform Can Generate Power From Waves, Wind And Solar

by Scott Snowden, Forbes

German startup Sinn Power has developed a modular maritime platform able to generate renewable energy from waves, wind and solar sources… Read More

 


 

Retirees, Isolated By Virus, Become DJs For New Radio Hour

by Kimberlee Kruesi, NBC Miami

The 60-minute show began airing last month, starting with quarantined retirees in middle Tennessee… Read More

 


 

Costa Rica Becomes First Central American Country To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

by Suyin Haynes, TIME

While activists’ plans for a national celebration had to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a late-night television broadcast culminated in the wedding ceremony of Alexandra Quiros and Dunia Araya… Read More

 


 

UK Residents Enjoying Record Low Emissions

by Teresa Bergen, Inhabitat

New data shows not only that the U.K.’s emissions are the lowest they’ve been since the 1920s, but there’s reason to hope they might not shoot back up to pre-pandemic rates as soon as life returns to quasi-normal… Read More

 

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