Our Editors Discuss Solutions and Storytelling
At the end of this busy year, Reasons to be Cheerful’s editors are taking a moment to reflect.
Norway’s Electric Car Triumph Started With an ’80s Pop Star
How a rule-breaking joyride by an MTV icon helped make Norway the world’s EV capital.
5 Ways to Decongest a City (Without Making People Work from Home)
The Bay Area is walking back a proposal that would have forced residents to work remotely.
Japan’s ‘Disaster Parks’ Help Explain Its Coronavirus Response
Benches that become stoves and manholes hiding emergency toilets reflect the survival instincts of a country that has learned to live with peril.