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Rooftop farms increasing, green ventilation corridors in Stuttgart and third car-free day in Paris

Rooftop farms and gardens are taking off around the world, Stuttgart is creating green ventilation corridors to enable fresh air to sweep down from the city's surrounding hills, and Paris just held its third car-free day and expanded it in space and time.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How rooftop farming has been so successful in Paris that, by 2020, the city aims to host more than 100 hectares of rooftop gardens and planted walls, with one third devoted to urban farming. Read more here

• How Stuttgart is creating green ventilation corridors to enable fresh air to sweep down from the city's surrounding hills. It is also a green roof pioneer with more than 60% of its area covered by greenery to absorb pollutants and reduce heat. Read more here

• How Paris just held its third car-free day and expanded it in space and time. Read more here

• How Muhammad Yunus thinks many people would happily build socially-oriented instead of profit-oriented businesses. Read more here

• How a new scheme in the UK will allow electric car owners to drive for free by letting energy companies use their batteries. Read more here

• How Trashpresso is the world's first off-grid, industrial grade recycling solution and is transforming discarded plastic bottles into architectural tiles in the middle of London. Read more here

• How New York City aims to cut emissions by 80% below 2005 levels and become carbon netural by 2050. Read more here

• How a network of tinkerers is inventing instruments of resistance as regulations around public participatino tighten. Read more here

 

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