Hope 100

Hope 100: Getting low carbon initiatives into public life – Positive News – Positivity Article

This piece is part of our Hope 100 series, telling the stories of the people and organisations creating hope for 2020 and beyond #94 London Borough of Waltham Forest Some 13.7 miles of segregated cycle lanes, 700 trees planted and cycle training for 15,000 residents; the Enjoy Waltham Forest project has created a ‘mini-Holland’ during the past five years, bagging it the 2019 Ashden Award for clean air in towns and cities. Various events are planned to encourage more people to…

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Hope 100: Reducing and reusing waste – Positive News – Positivity Article

This piece is part of our Hope 100 series, telling the stories of the people and organisations creating hope for 2020 and beyond #64 Lucy Hughes, MarinaTex Lucy Hughes’s final university project ended up landing her £30,000 and a Dyson Award. MarinaTex, which Hughes created as part of her product design degree at University of Sussex, is a bioplastic material with the potential to replace single-use plastics in packaging. It is made from waste fish skin and red algae, making it…

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Hope 100: 8 people inspiring us to care about our natural world – Positive News – Positivity Article

From a female explorer in the Sahara to the first black man from the UK to reach the magnetic north pole, eight people that give us hope for the environment This piece is part of our Hope 100 series, telling the stories of the people and organisations creating hope for 2020 and beyond #27 Greta Thunberg The climate activist who needs no introduction, Thunberg was recently nominated for a Nobel peace prize for putting the climate emergency on the political agenda…

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Hope 100: The economists looking at the world differently – Positive News – Positivity Article

This piece is part of our Hope 100 series, telling the stories of the people and organisations creating hope for 2020 and beyond #7 Kate Raworth Raworth (pictured above) painted a picture of a new kind of economic system in her 2017 book, Doughnut Economics: one that eschews the pursuit of infinite growth to create a society that meets the needs of all its citizens within the limits of the planet’s resources. This year will see the launch of the…

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