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Over 1000 residents in large high rise demonstrating zero waste, largest renewable energy project in a refugee camp, and soil's ability to store carbon

A 25-year-old high rise in Toronto, with over 1,000 residents, is showing how zero waste is possible, generating only one dumpster of garbage per month;

the UN and Jordan have switched on the world's largest renewable energy project in a refugee camp on Monday, considerably brightening the lives of more than 80,000 Syrians in northern Jordan; and new research from Washington State University suggests that vast amounts of carbon can be stored by soil minerals more than a foot below the surface.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How new research from Washington State University suggests that vast amounts of carbon can be stored by soil minerals more than a foot below the surface. Read more here

• How almost 200 nations in Bonn kept the 2015 Paris global agreement to tackle climate change on track despite the U.S. pullout. Read more here

• How removing the moral stance from emissions and treating CO2 as just another form of waste, which has to be disposed of, could stop people arguing about whether it’s a problem and provide the catalyst for action. Read more here

• How Naples is using street art as part of a strategy to take back the city from crime. Read more here

• How oil and gas stocks are starting to look like stranded assets as Norway proposes to sell off their $35 billion stocks. Read more here

• How the UN and Jordan switched on the world's largest renewable energy project in a refugee camp on Monday, considerably brightening the lives of more than 80,000 Syrians in northern Jordan. Read more here

• VIDEO: How a 25-year-old high rise in Toronto, with over 1,000 residents, is showing how zero waste is possible, generating only one dumpster of garbage per month. View here

 

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