Every Thursday on MCL is (good) green news day. It’s when I give doom and gloom the beady eye by sharing a selection of the latest feel-good stories that have helped warm the cockles of my increasingly green heart (and which are inspiring me to live a better, greener life).
Okay, okay, so it’s not Thursday, and clearly I’m a little late with this week’s installment… plus it’s going to be rather brief. When you’re juggling work, impending change of dwelling and blogging, something’s gotta give!
Anyway, so here’s the abridged version…
Good green news close to home:
- ‘SA’s carbon mammoths back global rescue plan‘ (busrep.co.za)
- ‘‘Clean’ Swartland municipality takes the cup‘ (iol.co.za via Cape Argus) – The Swartland local municipality wins the ‘Cleanest Town Competition’
- ‘spekboom soaks up co2‘ (urbansprout.co.za) – an indigenous South African plant shows potential to “mop up the excess CO2 responsible for climate change, and make a fortune for SA on the international carbon trading market”.
And further afield:
- ‘Huge deal to save Everglades reached‘ (msnbc.com) – U.S. Sugar Corp. has agreed to sell 300 square miles in the Everglades to the state of Florida for wetlands restoration.
- ‘Green energy blooms in the desert‘ (guardian.co.uk)
- ‘US gets first offshore wind farm‘ (greenbang.com)
- ‘Pedal-pushing fans generate power for concert in Japan‘ (popgoesgreen.com)
- ‘Brazil Seizes Livestock to Protect Rain Forest‘ (nytimes.com)
- ‘How a Man-Made Tornado Could Power the Future‘ (livescience.com)
Wishing y’all a happy green weekend!