A recent $500 million investment from Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) will begin one of Canada’s most ambitious renewable energy projects to date. With the investment, the province of Alberta will start building 1.5 million solar panels along the southern … [Read more...] about Canada to start building its largest solar farm ever this year
A huge floating device designed by Boyan Slat and a team of Dutch scientists to clean up an island of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean that is three times the size of France has successfully picked up plastic from the high seas for the first time. Slat, who first unveiled his idea … [Read more...] about The Ocean Cleanup is successfully capturing plastic for the first time
By Summers McKay First and foremost, let me thank you for being the most engaged and committed audience I have ever worked with. We are so very grateful to have readers like you who open, read, and share our stories at unprecedented levels. You are why we work! Long ago, I made … [Read more...] about A Determined Optimist – Meet Our CEO 🎈
By Kristy Jansen Welcome! I am thrilled that you have joined me and the many readers and supporters of the Optimist Daily in starting our days with a solutions-oriented mindset. I am the Chief Content Officer around here, and I’d like to share with you why I do what I do and … [Read more...] about Welcome To The Optimist Daily – A Letter From The Editor 🎈
EMISSARY BIO NAME: Marc M. FROM: Santa Barbara, CA by way Richland, WA AGE: 77 OCCUPATION / PASSION: Environmental Leader, Lawyer and Educator / Passion: In love with the Earth WHY DID YOU BECOME AN OPTIMIST EMISSARY? In order to join in the important work of the … [Read more...] about Emissary Marc M.