Good news for humankind!

Good news for humankind!

Inside a Starbucks store

The stores would run on 100 per cent renewable energy, ensure waste was reduced by donating unsold food to local banks and use state-of-the-art technology to ensure that annual water consumption is reduced by 30 per cent.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet

The Social Justice Initiative will include monthly events focused on youth empowerment, police relations, criminal justice reform, racial equality and workforce development.

Air pollution

Nearly a fifth of Fortune Global 500 companies have committed to set science-based targets, including this year alone big names such as McDonald’s, IKEA, and AB InBev.

Coal mining

Japan’s Marubeni Corp said it would no longer start new coal-fired power plant projects and will halve its net coal power generating capacity of about 3 gigawatts (GW) by 2030.

Little Free Library

“With 75,000 Little Libraries around the world, we estimate that 54 million books will be shared this year alone and 900,000 neighbors will meet each other for the first time,”


Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.

UC Berkeley campus

The schools have 40 MW of onsite renewable energy generation, with an additional 20 to 30 MW in planning stages.

Outside a Waitrose store

Waitrose will remove 5p bags from six shops from 8 October to understand how to manage the changeover ahead of their complete removal next year.

ChargePoint connector

ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest charging station networks for electric vehicles, is targeting a near fifty-fold increase in its global network of loading spots by the middle of next decade.

NYC skyline

In order to accomplish this objective, City pension systems will aim to double the existing $2 billion investment across all asset classes to reach $4 billion of investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other climate solutions.


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