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More States Say of Roadkill: Why Waste It?


A no-waste, no-cost solution — endorsed by everyone from hunters to PETA — is finally going mainstream.

Don’t Toss It, Fix It! Europe Is Guaranteeing Citizens the “Right to Repair”


The EU is restricting products designed to be unfixable, forcing companies to change their ways.

Vancouver Gave Homeless People $5,800. It Changed Their Lives.


A single infusion of cash helped recipients pay their rent, get to work — and put their lives back on track.

The Country That Invites New Immigrants to Dinner


To fight xenophobia, nearly 2,000 families have shared a meal. Many have come back for more.

The Surprising Effect of a One-Time Gift


How a single infusion of cash can help folks turn their lives around.

The Year in Cheer


112 bits of good news that kept us sane in 2020.

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The New Solar Farm Is a Real Farm, Too


The next generation of solar arrays benefits the earth — right beneath them.

Cincinnati Tenants Are Building Equity With Each Rent Payment


Why should homeowners get all the perks? How a different type of rental model puts equity back in the pockets of tenants.

How Europe Engineered Its E-Bike Boom


Millions of Europeans now commute by e-bike, a mobility revolution carefully cultivated by governments and employers.

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The World Is Changing — So Can We


The pandemic is revealing the many ways our lives intersect. Is this an opportunity for us to reimagine what we can be?

Can We All Be Like Texas?


How a conservative, oil-pumping state became one of the world’s biggest generators of wind power.

The Coronavirus-Proof Nation


Taiwan has built a pragmatic, solutions-oriented society where democracy is expected to deliver results. Amid the pandemic, it’s paying off.