Today’s Solutions: June 12, 2024

Social Justice

Read about the newest efforts to overthrow systemic inequalities and address injustices in terms of wealth, opportunities, and privileges to make the world a better place.

Coldplay’s sustainable t

Coldplay's sustainable tour triumph: reducing carbon footprint by 59%

Coldplay set a new bar for sustainability in the music industry, reporting an astounding 59 percent reduction in their touring carbon footprint over their previous world tour. This success results from innovative techniques and fan collaboration, all consistent with the band's dedication to Read More...

Big Oil to pay for climate ch

Big Oil to pay for climate change damages in Vermont

Vermont became the first state in the United States to enact legislation mandating fossil fuel companies to pay for climate change-related losses. This unprecedented legislation comes after a string of disastrous weather disasters, including severe floods last summer, that wreaked havoc on the Read More...

Free period products for remot

Free period products for remote Indigenous communities in Canada

A new federal effort aims to reduce period poverty in Canada's northern and remote Indigenous communities. According to recent polls, one in every five Canadians struggles to buy period supplies, and the problem is considerably more severe for Indigenous people living in remote locations. According Read More...

Could injectable treatments he

Could injectable treatments help California's homeless mental health patients? 

In the ongoing fight against California's interwoven homelessness and mental health crises, a novel tool is showing promise: long-acting injectable drugs. These monthly doses, which treat severe mental diseases such as schizophrenia, are having a huge impact on some of the state's most vulnerable Read More...

SolarMente is revolutionizing

SolarMente is revolutionizing solar energy with subscription-based solutions

SolarMente, a visionary startup created by 29-year-old Wouter Draijer, is leading a renewable energy revolution on Spain's sun-drenched streets. Let's look at how SolarMente's subscription-based solar solutions are transforming the Spanish energy environment. The visionary behind SolarMente: Read More...

The story “pedal”-er: how

The story “pedal”-er: how an ice-cream cart library is changing lives in Karachi

Mohammad Noman bikes carefully and purposefully through the labyrinthine lanes of Karachi's Lyari Town, among the rush and bustle of everyday life. Though his ice cream cart suggests otherwise, he isn't here to sell frozen desserts. Rather, his mission is to share stories. The storyteller in Read More...

Solar-powered solutions for Ga

Solar-powered solutions for Gaza's water crisis illuminate a path through the darkness

In the heart of the Gaza Strip, amid a humanitarian catastrophe exacerbated by violence, war, and blockades, a ray of light shines via the creative use of solar electricity. Mohammed Assalia, a local citizen, is leading a unique attempt to ease the region's acute water scarcity by using solar Read More...

Thailand advances LGBTQIA+ ri

Thailand advances LGBTQIA+ rights

Thailand is on the verge of making history by becoming the first Southeast Asian nation to officially recognize non-heterosexual unions and the second Asian country after Taiwan. With overwhelming support, the draft amendment known as the Marriage Equality Bill is gaining traction, indicating a Read More...

Tennessee’s ELVIS Act: A

Tennessee's ELVIS Act: A pioneering legislation protects artists from AI misuse

Tennessee made history late last month by signing the Ensuring Likeness Voice and Image Security Act (ELVIS Act), which was the first piece of legislation specially designed to protect artists from unlawful AI mimicry. Governor Bill Lee lauded the historic event, underscoring Tennessee's dedication Read More...

Restoring Indigenous stewardsh

Restoring Indigenous stewardship: Yurok Tribe to co-manage National Park lands

As the Yurok Tribe makes great progress towards regaining its ancient lands, the reverberations of history may be heard in the towering redwoods of northern California. After centuries of dispossession, the Yurok people have reached an extraordinary agreement with the Redwood National and State Read More...