England bans some single-use plastics
Today's a great day, and here's why:
A ban on single-use plastics is set to go into effect for restaurants
Nature is officially protected!
For the first time ever, nations have come together and agreed to protect 30% of Earth's nature by 2030!
The US bans ownership of big cats!
The timing for Tiger King was perfect, right after the US went on lockdown to try and prevent the spread
Say goodbye to foam (polystyrene) takeout containers!
That foamy plastic stuff that's found in takeout food containers and coffee cups is called polystyrene.
While the material is
Lula is elected president of Brazil!
The Amazon rainforest depended upon the election of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ("Lula") over incumbent Bolsonaro.
Thankfully, Lula won
Apple is (finally) forced to use USB-C!
"This is a day, I've been looking forward to, for two and a half years"
So on January 9th, 2007,
Sweden says all of their flights will be fully emissions-free before we know it!
* The country of Sweden has bold climate goals of all domestic flights being fossil-free by 2030, and international flights leaving
Amtrak commits to net zero by 2045!
Amtrak, the commercial railway system in the US who kills it on twitter just made a huge announcement...
Switching to Renewable Energy Could Save Up To $12 Trillion
According to an Oxford University study, transitioning from fossil fuels to renewable energy could save $12 trillion globally by 2050.