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Climate Solutions

What are the most effective strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and slowing, and eventually reversing climate change? The stories below illustrate how people around the world are implementing climate change solutions aligned with Project Drawdown, a research organization that ranks current solutions to climate change by impact.  This month, we are highlighting innovations in the food sector, which include reducing food waste,  cutting back or eliminating meat and dairy consumption, silvopasture and regenerative agriculture. Together, these make up nearly half of the top 11 solutions to climate change, and two of them (reducing food waste and eating more plant protein) are things individuals and households can do on their own.

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    Is underground farming the future of food?

    Is underground farming the future of food?
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    How A Healer, An Artist And A Chef Are Fighting For Black Food Sovereignty In South LA

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    How This N.Y. Island Went From Tourist Hot Spot to Emergency Garden

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    Will Community Gardens Survive Pandemic Budget Cuts?

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    2.4 million pounds and counting: How sending surplus crops to food banks is helping Washington farmers and hungry families

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    Citrus for Sourdough, Eggs for Yeast

    Citrus for Sourdough, Eggs for Yeast
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    Could a Detroit Experiment Unleash the Power of Urban Soil?

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    Amid biting drought, sisters in Zambia fend off hunger with organic farming

    Amid biting drought, sisters in Zambia fend off...
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    Investors say agroforestry isn't just climate friendly — it's also profitable

    Investors say agroforestry isn't just climate f...
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    Mexico City Tames Covid-19 in One of World's Largest Food Markets

    Mexico City Tames Covid-19 in One of World's La...
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    Ag Sees Some Opportunity in Loss and Chaos With Montana Beef Market

    Ag Sees Some Opportunity in Loss and Chaos With...
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    Turning manure into money

    Turning manure into money
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    Youth Are Flipping an Abandoned North Carolina Prison into a Sustainable Farm

    Youth Are Flipping an Abandoned North Carolina ...
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    Small farms diversity to survive COVID-19, changing the face of Detroit markets

    Small farms diversity to survive COVID-19, chan...
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    Could paying farmers to store carbon help the climate and save farms?

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    India's first 'green' village adapts to life without tourists

    India's first 'green' village adapts to life wi...
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    Can social enterprise fix Pakistan's waste problem?

    Can social enterprise fix Pakistan's waste prob...
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    Brazilian Farmers Hatch A Plan To Send Healthy Food To The Favelas

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    COVID-19 Sparks a Rebirth of the Local Farm Movement

    COVID-19 Sparks a Rebirth of the Local Farm Mov...
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    Why This New Jersey Forager Thinks Weeds Are the Future of Food

    Why This New Jersey Forager Thinks Weeds Are th...
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    Some Parents Skip Meals to Feed Their Children, but Who Will Feed the Adults? One Organization Has an Answer

    Some Parents Skip Meals to Feed Their Children,...
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    The coronavirus broke the food supply chain. Here's how to fix it.

    The coronavirus broke the food supply chain. He...
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    Local Farms Adapt To Pandemic's Impact — And Thrive

    Local Farms Adapt To Pandemic's Impact — And Th...
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    As a North Jersey Farmers Market Goes Virtual, It Finds a New Kind of Community

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    How LAUSD Handed Out 13 Million Free Meals In 6 Weeks

    How LAUSD Handed Out 13 Million Free Meals In 6...
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