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Systemicchange

Redirecting food waste, renewables, drought-tolerant corn, reduced water consumption and dropping crime rates

Major systemic changes are happening:  A
£500,000 fund to redirect surplus food to needy people was launched last week in the UK, where 
renewables

also provided more electricity than coal for 90% of the yeara new variety of corn developed with traditional crossbreeding techniques, is proving to be drought-tolerant in Uganda; and the average American has dropped daily water consumption by 6 gallons, while crime rates in New York have dropped to an all time low.

These stories and more in today's Solutions Digest:

• How a £500,000 fund to redirect surplus food to needy people was launched last week in the UK. Read more here

• How the average American has dropped daily water consumption by 6 gallons. Read more here

• How a new variety of corn developed with traditional crossbreeding techniques, is proving to be drought-tolerant in Uganda. Read more here

• How the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals has invalidated the decision to allow the import of animal parts from trophy hunts from Zambia and Zimbabwe. Read more here

• How, in the UK, renewables provided more electricity than coal for 90% of the year. Read more here

• How a Federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to revise its nearly 17-year-old standard for dangerous levels of lead in paint and dust within one year. Read more here

• How killings in New York fell to a record low as the crime rate over all also declined. Read more here

 

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