Category Archives: Great News in a Nutshell

DOLE TAKES A QUANTUM LEAP FOR NATURE!

BRAVO DOLE!Never thought I’d hear myself say that! I am so grateful to DOLE, who has committed to eliminate their MASSIVE amount of food waste by 2025. Some of the cool things they are developing: turning pineapple skins and banana … Continue reading

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MEXICO CITY’S LIVING WALLS COVER 1000 COLUMNS AND 15 ACRES!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! Bravo to the people of Mexico City!  Local patrons master-minded and are privately funding 1000 columns (15 ACRES!) on the busy thoroughfare now named The Greenway, which will amount to of Vertical Gardens/Living Walls.in the … Continue reading

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Silver Lining in Coronavirus: Measurable Drop in Air Pollution

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  As we know, the great gift of Covid-19 has been a huge drop in toxic air pollution worldwide, most notably over China and India.  The clearing of the rivers and streams, the return of beautiful … Continue reading

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U.S. Renewables Outstrip Coal for First Time Since 19th Century

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!!! YAY!!! THE TITLE SAYS IT ALL…For the first time since the 1800’s when coal replaced wood to power steamships and trains, RENEWABLE ENERGY USE beat out coal in the US!!! This trend is rock solid and … Continue reading

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40 MILLION World Health Leaders Urge Green Recovery from Coronavirus Crisis at This Year’s G20 Summit

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL! Health Care Workers are the heroes of the planet right now, and their voices will hopefully carry some weight as they urge leaders at the G20 to take heed of the blaring messages from the … Continue reading

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London is Keeping Pace with Car-Free Traffic

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!!! BRAVO LONDON!  I love London and I am jazzed to share this big news from The Guardian! In one of the biggest car-free initiatives of any city in the world, the capital’s mayor announced on … Continue reading

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Norway Wealth Fund Choosing a Healthy Future

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!!!   YAY!!! Bravo to Norway’s $1 trillion wealth fund, which just announced it’s dumping $3 billion in FOSSIL FUEL investments!!!  Norway’s fund is taking a leading role in responsible investment.  This includes some huge coal … Continue reading

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Clearing the Way for Healthy Re-Entry

GREAT NEWS IN AN NUTSHELL!  Bravo Seattle!  Seattle’s Mayor Turner announced that their new 20 miles of pedestrian and bike STAY HEALTHY STREETS, will be permanent and bike lanes will be significantly expanded!  YAY Seattle! Along with my celebration of … Continue reading

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Build a Bridge – Save an Endangered Species!

GREAT NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  Optimist Daily shared The New York Times report of the highly endangered Golden Lion Tamarin in Brazil who will be allowed access to and from their native habitat by building a bridge covered with native … Continue reading

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Canadian Company Collects 80% of City’s Recyclable Plastics and Turns It All into Lumber

GOOD NEWS IN A NUTSHELL!  This trailblazing Canadian company is building a new standard for sustainability since they started recycling the bulk of their municipal plastic waste into lumber. Roughly 80% of the plastic recyclables collected throughout Halifax, Nova Scotia … Continue reading

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