Upbeat article on Costa Rica; Adelaide, Australia, Gary, Indiana- Becoming Renewable
Examples and stories of building local movements for renewable society, carbon neutral, with local food, tree planting, and economy. New stories.
Cost Rica did massive tree planting:"Now on track to become a carbon-neutral country, Costa Rica has restored 60% of the country's tropical forests in the last two decades by passing strict forestry laws, ending cattle subsidies, and promoting agroforestry and ecotourism."
"They're about rebuilding our local economies in ways that restore our relationships with nature and our communities, and regenerate the ecosystems we desperately need.
This process is not about terrifying people with apocalyptic images but bringing them into the loop with stories, starting with people on the front lines of environmental ruin and injustice who are struggling for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness—that's at the heart of understanding how we will survive in an age of climate emergencies."