Eric Adams Wants Brooklynites to Try This Meat Reduction Challenge

Good News Notes: “Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is throwing his weight behind a 21-day challenge to eat less meat. And he’s doing it by pointing out both his own transformational health journey, and how eating healthy can boost resistance to COVID-19. ‘When many people make small individual changes, it has the potential to transform…

Rhode Island issues its plan to achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Good News Notes:  A year ago, Executive Order 20-01 cemented in a place Rhode Island’s goal to meet 100% of the state’s electricity demand with renewable energy by 2030. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) worked through the year on an economic and energy market analysis, and developed policy and programmatic pathways to meet the…

Inspiring Indiana: Restaurant owner looks to inspire kindness

Good News Notes: “It’s been an incredibly tough 10 months for so many people and so many businesses struggling to stay open. How do you stay positive? Chelsea Wetzel, who co-owns Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple, said she’s found herself pondering that a lot, especially over the last week. ‘I was just watching the…

Climate scientists harness the power of moms to save the planet

Good News Notes: “Moms take pride in their problem-solving skills. They’re often prepared for crises large and small. But preventing the worst effects of climate change, which could materialize in a few short decades, is a problem many moms know will affect their children yet they frequently feel powerless to stop.  That’s where Science Moms hopes to make a difference….

Marcus Daniell Pledges 10% Of Winnings To Charity For Life

Good News Notes: “Marcus Daniell hit a booming ace off the court this week — for charity. The Kiwi announced that starting in 2021, he will donate at least 10 per cent of his annual winnings to effective charity organisations for the rest of his life. ‘I take deep pleasure in knowing that every success…

Seaweed breakthrough in east London could help save planet

Good News Notes: “Science graduate Marcos Ulloa, who did his Masters degree at Queen Mary University, aims to set up Britain’s first commercial land-based seaweed farm to mass produce the substance.   The 27-year-old from Canary Wharf has found a way to use dried or fresh seaweed as wrapping for food products and other uses instead of plastics.  ‘The material can reduce the waste accumulated in landfills,’ he explains….