Episode 22

Happy Good News: Flying Car, Nuclear Fusion & LEDs

The Problem Busters rave about flying cars (it's a thing), nuclear fusion and a simple way to prevent almost half of the catch of commercial fishing operations from getting caught by mistake. Also electric cars, solar power, paint that generates electricity (thanks Dulux!)

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:

  • Flying Car https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/a-flying-car-just-got-certified-as-airworthy-to-fly/
  • China Achieve Nuclear Fusion https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/chinas-artificial-sun-broke-record-for-longest-sustained-nuclear-fusion/
  • Europe Achieves Nuclear Fusion https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-60312633
  • Simple LEDs saving sharks and turtles https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/simple-green-led-lights-save-sharks-and-turtles-from-accidental-fishing-nets/

Logo and concept by Christy O'Connor

Photo by Mehdi MeSSrro on Unsplash

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.