Seeing the massive changes in India and China, it is clear that in five years they will have less pollution and better health than today.
In fact, there is a lot of good news around if you look for it in the right places.
These reports come from my friends at FUTURE CRUNCH – https://futurecrun.ch/goodnews
Volkswagen, the largest car manufacturer in the world, responsible for 1% of global carbon emissions, has committed to going fully carbon neutral by 2050. NYT
America has officially entered coal cost crossover. 74% of existing coal plants now cost more to operate than to replace with wind and solar. Utility Dive
Between 10th and 17th March, Germany got 72.6% of its electricity from renewable energy resources. Did someone just say “baseload power?” Renew Economy
In January 2015, at the height of ISIS’s power, 7.7 million people were estimated to live under its rule. As of last week, that number is zero. CNN
Between 2010 and 2013, India ran a measles vaccination campaign. A new study estimates that it saved the lives of about 50,000 children. Nature
This year will see almost two billion people in 50 countries vote, the largest number in history. Did someone just say “death of democracy?” Al Jazeera
Indian tech billionaire Azim Premji is giving away $21 billion to philanthropy, the fifth largest endowment in the world and the biggest in Asia. ET Tech
Clever win by animal rights activists. Australia has passed a law that prevents companies using data from animal testing for developing cosmetics. The Age
Deep in the frozen forests of Russia’s far east, the Siberian tiger is staging a quiet comeback, thanks to government-led conservation efforts. CBC
And – the above is just one of their regular fortnightly summaries.
Good news – it’s there if you look in the right places.
There are also many locations where you will find constant “bad news” – the choice of where to get your information is up to you. Below are examples of news sources committed to spreading fear and despair…