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Don't call it ‘flyover': Meet 5 people making change beyond the coasts

One year ago   |   By Grist

When it comes to innovation and creativity, big, coastal cities often get much of the airtime. But some of the most impressive climate solutions emerge from people who live far from the coasts. Some of these innovators are focused on rebuilding their own communities - for instance nudging the regional economy away from mining and toward sustainable business. But for others, Middle America is simply the best and most welcoming place to try out new ideas and pilot new plans.
Every year, the Grist 50 highlights emerging leaders who are working toward a more sustainable and equitable future...
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