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Sweden to Reach Its 2030 Renewable Energy Goal This Year!

An exciting new report shows that Sweden has installed so much wind power, the country is now 12 years ahead of schedule for its...

World’s First ‘Mental Health Ambulance’ is Helping Hundreds of People in Sweden

While law enforcement officers are usually the ones to respond to mental health calls, this team of specially-trained paramedics are coming to the rescue instead.

Sweden Opens World’s First Mall for Repaired and Recycled Goods

A new generation of recycling has now emerged from local drop-off centers into an entire shopping mall that sells only repaired or upcycled products. The...

Tourists Fly Beggar From Scotland to Their Home in Sweden for Christmas

This formerly homeless man who was begging in Edinburgh was given a home for Christmas thanks to two kind-hearted tourists who had gotten lost in...

Penniless Artist in India Falls in Love, Rides Bike to Sweden to Be With Her

It has all the makings of a Bollywood movie: a man from the lowly “untouchable” caste falls in love with a princess. But this...

An Amazing Thank-You Sent to Blood Donors in Sweden is Just Perfect

A simple gesture is having a huge charitable impact, causing more people to sign up to give blood in Stockholm, Sweden. And everyone is...
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Five Economic Lessons from Sweden, the Rock Star of the Recovery

Almost every developed nation in the world was hit by the financial crisis. Their economies became paralyzed. And then there’s Sweden. The Scandinavian nation has...
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Sweden Helps South Korea Convert Food Waste into Biogas

The South Korean city of Ulsan has allowed water generated from processing food waste to run off into the ocean, which can generate methane...
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Sweden Approves Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

A broad majority in the Swedish parliament Wednesday approved adoption of same-sex marriage legislation after a six-hour debate. Six of the seven parties...
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Kid-friendly Sweden Aims to Better Families With Parenting Classes

Already considered one of the best countries for raising children, Sweden aims to better its record by offering even more classes to help mums...

Sweden, Iceland Say Yes to NO OIL

Thanks to Lisa D. for submitting this story she found in a recent edition of Positive News magazine in the UK: By...

Good News in History, July 14

50 years ago today, the seminal counter-culture film Easy Rider was released in theaters. Peter Fonda co-wrote the script and co-starred with Dennis Hopper...

Good News in History, July 7

On this day 35 years ago, Bruce Springsteen went to No.1 on the US album chart with Born In The U.S.A. Released four weeks...

Massive Study Shows That Two Hours a Week is Key Dose of Nature for Health Benefits

This massive new English study has identified the perfect amount of time that people should spend outdoors in order to properly absorb all of its benefits.

Instead of Paying for Kayak Rental, You Can Paddle These European Waterways for Free By Picking Up Trash

You can now paddle for two hours along dozens of European lakes and rivers for free – and all you have to do is collect floating garbage along the way.

Germany Debuts First Overhead Power Lines for Keeping Electric Trucks Charged on the Highway

This new stretch of highway is equipped with power lines that can charge electric trucks – and it could save tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere.

Good News in History, May 1

Happy Birthday to the uniquely whimsical film director and writer Wes Anderson, who celebrates 50 years today. Born in Houston, he befriended actor Owen Wilson...

Good News in History, April 14

80 years ago today, John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath was published, a story he wrote after interviewing displaced migrants who...

Good News in History, April 9

80 years ago today, Marian Anderson sang for 75,000 people–and millions of radio listeners–from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in one of the...

Good News in History, March 28

75 years ago today, a Swedish housewife in her mid-30s, Astrid Lindgren, sprained her ankle so bad that she was confined to bed and...