Today’s Solutions: October 16, 2021

The Optimist Daily Update -- your go-to good news podcast with Summers McKay & Kristy Jansen

A daily update from The Optimist Daily featuring our top good news solutions from around the world.

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Episodes

September 21, 2021

September 21, 2021

Today Summers is talking about a new innovation reducing head injuries in athletes, while Kristy shares how one university is boosting climate awareness in their medical school. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 20, 2021

September 20, 2021

We're heading into fall with stories about how to best see the Harvest Moon tonight as well as some brave women in Bristol marrying trees to prevent them from being cut down. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 17, 2021

September 17, 2021

We've got some climate action solutions on deck featuring a new EV charging law in the UK and man-made clouds. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 16, 2021

September 16, 2021

Kristy and Amelia get a little silly with stories about potty training cows and an old school approach to carbon neutral shipping. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 15, 2021

September 15, 2021

We've got two great stories to share today about the impressive impact of Indigenous resistance on global emissions and a California bill aimed at making recycling more efficient. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 14, 2021

September 14, 2021

It's all about children's mental health today with news that school-based peer support groups and time with trees both boost kids' cognitive wellbeing. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 13, 2021

September 13, 2021

We're gearing up for cooler days ahead with stories about a newly-discovered Arctic island and how a ski resort on Mt. Titlis is keep glaciers cool with giant blankets. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 10, 2021

September 10, 2021

What is interoception and how does it affect our self-image? Kristy and Summers tackle that question plus a new Optimist Daily Update challenge on the pod today. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 09, 2021

September 9, 2021

Did you know that 86% of plant species in the world rely on animal pollination? Today we welcome guest Kristen Klitgaard, a pollination biologist with Beeflow. Beeflow applies scientific knowledge and technology during pollination to improve yields and support pollinators. Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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September 08, 2021

September 8, 2021

Summers, Kristy, and Amelia do a brief recap of their weekend challenge! Listen to The Optimist Daily Update with Summers & Kristy - Making Solutions the News!

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