Good news for humankind

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Heliogen, a clean energy startup, announces solar technology breakthrough

With their technology, concentrated solar energy can now create the extreme heat required to make cement, steel, glass and other industrial processes – replacing fossil fuels in a heavy carbon-emitting corner of the economy.

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Kansas City bans gay conversion therapy

The city council on Thursday approved an ordinance banning the therapy, which tries to change a gay or transgender person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

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New Zealand passes historic zero carbon bill with near unanimous bipartisan support

The New Zealand parliament has passed landmark legislation that enshrines the country’s commitment to the Paris Agreement into law, and will see the country achieve zero net carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.

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14 of the largest US hospitals and health systems are investing $700 million into affordable housing

The new approach marks perhaps the first time that these health systems have acknowledged that impact investment can and should be part of their overall strategy for improving health and well-being in their communities.

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European Investment Bank to phase out fossil fuel financing by 2021

The bank will end its financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021, a policy that will make the EU’s lending arm the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

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With their technology, concentrated solar energy can now create the extreme heat required to make cement, steel, glass and other industrial processes – replacing fossil fuels in a heavy carbon-emitting corner of the economy.

Photo by Daniel Bosse on Unsplash

The city council on Thursday approved an ordinance banning the therapy, which tries to change a gay or transgender person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

Photo by Tobias Keller on Unsplash

The New Zealand parliament has passed landmark legislation that enshrines the country’s commitment to the Paris Agreement into law, and will see the country achieve zero net carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.

Photo by John Moeses Bauan on Unsplash

The new approach marks perhaps the first time that these health systems have acknowledged that impact investment can and should be part of their overall strategy for improving health and well-being in their communities.

Photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash

The bank will end its financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021, a policy that will make the EU’s lending arm the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Next systems

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Human-centered design is a project design approach that emphasizes designing for people over design for problems. It helps ensure that our solutions reflect audiences’ needs and experiences, rather than developers’ assumptions.

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Wholehearted living is the antidote to shame. It is about living life from a place of worthiness, courage, and vulnerability and in doing so, better connecting with others and developing a sense of purpose and wholeness.

Systems thihking

Systems thinking is a new paradigm of analysis that encourages and enables us to understand complex and often hidden dynamics throughout our world.

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Systems thihking

Timeline of Human Genius

This Timeline catalogs moments of genius, accomplishment, and evolution from throughout humanity’s history – from the first fire sometime around 250,000 B.C.E to today’s good news.

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    Change Blog

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    Millions upon millions of us wake up every day with an earnest intention to do good for the world.

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    We don’t really need to be offended to do address and counter the behavior we find unhelpful. We don’t need to take it as a personal affront. We don’t need to be disgusted.

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    There’s a fine between focusing on the positive and being in denial about the negative.

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