Bundle of good news snippets to launch the week.
Mahatma Gandhi to become first non-white person on British currency.
Irish woman is left in hysterics after spotting her British colleague Googling 'how to pronounce Fionnula' when they shared their screen during a zoom call.
eBussy for Free Spirits: Modular EV that's also a camper, pickup truck and more. Perfect for creating envious glances at festivals.
Financial giant Deutsche Bank has introduced a new energy policy banning financial support of drilling in the Arctic; and the UK’s largest pension fund, Nest, has announced that it is to divest from firms involved in coal extraction, tar sands and arctic drilling.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a $750 million investment to expand electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure. The funding is set to create more than 50,000 charging stations and other EV infrastructures in the state.
California: In excellent news for the Native Americans of the Esselen Tribe, their ancestral homeland of has been returned to them, after being landless for a quarter of a millennium.
The famously libertarian state of New Hampshire just passed a law that’ll allow flying cars to drive on its roads - once you’re actually able to buy one, that is.
Ireland: Campaigners are celebrating a win at the supreme court in Dublin, which will require the government to develop a more ambitious climate strategy. The political situation in Ireland had already taken on a greener hue, with a new coalition government last month promising to enshrine a 2050 net zero emissions target in law. Still, the ruling reinforces the need for immediate action to cut emissions.
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