Episode 21

Happy Good News: Christmas Special 2021

News but only the good bits, and this time it's a Christmas bumper edition, to warm hearts at the end of the year. Plenty of good news to be shared, hope you enjoy!

About the show:

Problem Busters is a show that explores solutions to the biggest and the smallest of problems. Hosts Jonathan Goodwin and Oliver Happy discuss making the world a better place with guests from far and wide.

Show mentions:

  1. The right to repair movement .Claiming the right to repair - Positive News
  2. Phone boxes put to use Thinking outside the box: unusual uses for the UK’s old phone boxes
  3. The UKs largest rewilding project ‘Natural Health Service’: Derby approves UK’s largest urban rewilding project
  4. HIV jabs approved New HIV jabs taken two months apart hailed as huge step forward
  5. How Norway's pop stars pushed the government to electric cars How a pop star helped inspire Norway's electric car revolution
  6. How Amsterdam stopped junk mail Amsterdam's Instant Fix for Getting Rid of Junk Mail
  7. Biofuel trial in shipping tankers BP and Maersk Tankers team up to trial marine biofuel in decarbonisation push
  8. Dyson award 2021 entries  Project gallery | James Dyson Award
  9. kiva.org - Microcredit fantastic.

Logo and concept by Christy O'Connor

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About the Podcast

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About your hosts

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Oliver Happy

Oliver works in tech and builds things that help improve people’s lives. He hosts indie podcasts Old Fox Young Fox, Problem Busters and Gone Workabout. Oliver is a Kiwi, travels a lot, eats a lot and loves sharing good ideas. He is determined to leave the world in a better state than he found it.
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Jon Goodwin

Jon Goodwin works in financial tech implementing clever solutions that help simplify business processes every day. His passions include science, engineering and dreaming up solutions to common problems. In his spare time he is a multimedia producer & friendly co-host of two podcasts the Bouyon Boys and Problem Busters.