Good News Headlines 8/20/19

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This Futuristic Hospital Is Using Greenery As Medicine

by Emma Loewe, Mind Body Green

Communal gardens, landscaped rooftops, and wide-open windows aren't features of your typical hospital—but maybe they should be… Read More

 


 

Scientists Turn Cashew Nut Shells Into Sunscreen

by Stephanie Mlot, Geek.com

A team of international scientists found an environmentally friendly way to produce sunscreen from cashew nut shells… Read More

 


 

Are These Fireproof, Hurricane-Proof Geodesic Domes The Post-Climate Change House Of The Future?

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

Geoship is touting the bioceramic geodesic dome as the home of the future—and getting help on the rollout from Zappos, which wants to build some near its headquarters to give to the homeless… Read More

 


 

Europe Could Produce Enough Wind Farm Energy To Power The Whole World For 30 Years, New Study Shows

from Good News Network

This exciting new data says that Europe has the capacity to produce more than 100 times the amount of energy it currently produces through onshore windfarms… Read More

 


 

This App Aims To Save New Moms’ Lives

by Jordan Tobias and Susie Neilson, NPR

The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world. Tech startup Mahmee wants to change that… Read More

 


 

A University Has Banned Beef To Help Fight Climate Change

by Rob Picheta, CNN

Beef burgers, burritos and other enduring student dishes are off the menu at a London university—in order to help the fight against the climate crisis… Read More

 


 

New UN Report Puts A Dagger Through Climate Deniers’ Favorite Argument

by Chris D’Angelo, HuffPost

No, Carbon Dioxide Emissions Are Not “good” For Global Food Production… Read More

 


 

Good News For California’s Ecosystem: Three Wolf Pups Were Born In The North State This Spring

by Caroline Ghisolfi, The Sacramento Bee

With just a handful of wolves still in California, experts say the pups represent a positive step forward toward statewide wolf recovery… Read More

 


 

Indians Plant 220 Million Trees In Single Day To Combat Climate Change

from Associated Press/USA Today

More than a million Indians planted 220 million trees on Friday in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment in the country’s most populous state… Read More

 

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