Climate Change

Good News Headlines 1/11/2023

Laurier University’s 23-year-old Scotty Creek Research Station had become the first Indigenous-led research station in Canada. The event marked another milestone in a remarkable effort by Indigenous people across Northern Canada to address the impacts of climate change.

Good News Headlines 11/30/2022

The humble beaver could hold the key to saving our water, according to new research that found how their dam building skills protect rivers threatened by climate change.

Good News Headlines 9/28/2022

Buses in the Worcester area will remain free for at least another nine months after a Worcester Regional Transit Authority advisory board unanimously voted Thursday to continue its fare-free policy.

The Plastics Paradox Facing Humanity

There are countless stories in the media and popular culture about our fraught relationship with plastic, focusing on our addiction and dependence. However, this way of framing the problem actually serves to perpetuate it. Plastics are plural.

Good News Headlines 8/10/2022

Wildflower meadows are beautiful; so beautiful in fact that a village in Britain has found they act as natural speed traps from motorists slowing down to look at them.

Good News Headlines 7/27/2022

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) today celebrated the bipartisan passage of the Respect for Marriage Act in the House of Representatives. The bill passed 267 to 157 and garnered the votes of 47 Republicans.

Good News Headlines 5/11/2022

Central Park, New York City's 843-acre green lung created in 1858, is now a climate change laboratory that researchers hope will help parks nationwide become more resilient.

Good News Headlines 4/27/2022

A local grocery store chain is making a major commitment when it comes to combating climate change. Hannaford Supermarkets says it plans to be fully powered by renewable energy by 2024. That makes it the first large-scale supermarket to make the switch

Good News Headlines 12/22/2021

As they committed to doing last April, on the occasion of the 35th commemoration of the Chernobyl accident, the Swiss-based company Exlterra has reported spectacular results after one year of decontamination.

Good News Headlines 12/1/2021

Ontario’s northernmost First Nation has switched on a 300 kilowatt solar power station, freeing them from the burden of flying diesel by charter plane 500 miles up the Canadian coastline.

Good News Headlines 10/20/2021

The inventor of a hand-cranked washing machine has traveled to Iraq to distribute the low-cost device to refugees. Navjot Sawhney created the ‘Divya’ to allow those living in poverty to be able to wash their clothes more easily.

Good News Headlines 7/21/2021

"We found that the tiger visits these cubs regularly, and his behaviour shows that he is not a threat to the cubs. We have seen the cubs playing with the male tiger and sharing kills,” Sharma told Mongabay-India.

Good News Headlines 7/14/2021

India has invented ‘flying solar panels,’ which are being suspended above irrigation canals to cut down on the evaporation of precious water droplets by providing shade from the sun’s evaporating heat.

How to Raise Climate-Resilient Kids

Experts agree that discussing climate change and modeling behaviors that reflect climate solutions are important. Exhibiting climate-positive behaviors such as energy conservation and avoiding single-use plastics carries value at all ages.