This month’s news focuses on wind-powered trains; Latin American women learning to code for great employment potential; an 8-year old zoologist phenomenon; a recycling revolution; and a gift of education in Tennessee…
Initially, trains in the Netherlands were set to run entirely on renewable energy by 2018. However, it seems officials have been able to beat that goal by an entire year. As of the first of January this year, all public transport trains are being powered by renewable energy, namely from wind power. >> Full Story
More than 13 million young women across Latin America are neither employed nor in school. But a new model of coding education hopes to give this population skills for a well-paying career. >> Full Story
The 8-year-old Aiden the Zoologist who makes viral nature videos and has big dreams for the future says, “This took me away into the creature powers of the animals and it taught me what it would really be like to be one of them.”
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There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden. They have become so good at managing waste, they have to import garbage from the UK, Italy, Norway and Ireland to feed the country’s 32 waste-to-energy (WTE) plants, a practice that has been in place for years. >> Read Story & Watch Video
The opportunity to go to college for free is more available than ever before. Community college is already free for graduating high school students in Tennessee. Now it is first state in the country to offer community college — free of charge — to almost any adult. >> Full Story
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