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China commits to building an ecological civilisation, first plastic-free shop opens in London, and creating a political narrative of transformation and restoration

China has amended its constitution to call for the building of an ecological civilisation ... "We built an agricultural, then an industrial, and now must build

an ecological civilisation"; the first completely plastic-free shop has opened in London; and George Monbiot writes that it's time to replace our tired political stories with a compelling narrative of transformation and restoration to tell a kinder story of explaining who we are, and how we should live.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How China has amended its constitution to call for the building of an ecological civilisation ... "We built an agricultural, then an industrial, and now must build an ecological civilisation." Read more here

• How a volunteer-run shop in Scotland has no till and swaps clothes instead of selling them. Read more here

• VIDEO: How, in one of the most water-stressed places on earth, Jordan's Water Wise Women program is teaching women water efficency and plumbing skills. View here

• VIDEO: Even Jaguar is going electric. View here

• How the first completely plastic-free shop has opened in London. Read more here

• How George Monbiot writes that it's time to replace our tired political stories with a compelling narrative of transformation and restoration to tell a kinder story of explaining who we are, and how we should live. Read more here

• How China will ban the sale of fossil fuel cars to push companies to speed up efforts in developing electric vehicles for the world's biggest auto market. Read more here

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