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U.K. ratifies the Kigali agreement on HFCs, Microsoft pledges to reduce emissions by 75% by 2030 and Lithgow declared a Refugee Welcome Zone

Probably the most important action yet to reduce climate change! The U.K. has ratified the Kigali agreement on HFCs, commonly found in refrigerators and air

conditioners.It is believed that the Kigali amendment is likely to avoid close to 0.5C of global warming by the end of the century, if successfully implemented. Meanwhile, Microsoft has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent by 2030, andLithgow City Council has been declared a Refugee Welcome Zone.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How Lithgow City Council has been declared a Refugee Welcome Zone. Read more here

• How Microsoft has pledged to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75 percent by 2030. Read more here
 
• How the Crop Trust is saving the wild relatives of major crops to preserve options for future farmers. Read more here
 
• How a new Arkansas law aims to enlist the state's truckers in law enforcement efforts to combat forced prostitution. Read more here
 
• How U.S. mayors are on the front lines of major global and societal change. Read more here
 
• How the U.K. has ratified the Kigali agreement on HFCs, commonly found in refrigerators and air conditioners. It is believed that the Kigali amendment is likely to avoid close to 0.5C of global warming by the end of the century, if successfully implemented. Read more here
 
• How The Big Fix is thrilled to be working with our first intern, Finn Connolly. See here
 
• How Blackheath Community Farm is celebrating its first 10 months with a Spring Harvest Picnic and Celebration of Garlic. Read more here
 
• How Australians have voted in favour of allowing same-sex couples to get married. Read more here
 
 

 

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