LOOP Mission reached the semi-final of the Government of Canada’s Food Waste Reduction Challenge and won $100,000.
More than a third of food worldwide is wasted, which accounts for eight percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, one in seven Canadians experience food insecurity. To accelerate and advance diverse and high-impact solutions to fight food waste, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada launched the Food Waste Reduction Challenge, a $20 million initiative under the Food Policy for Canada.
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The UK has made a legal commitment to reach net zero for greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. Some notable progress has been made, most obviously with power generation, but a greater push is needed soon in other spheres, such as home heating and transport. Indeed, pressure for more action is building ahead of this November’s UN climate change conference – or COP26 summit – which the UK Government will be hosting. If net zero policies are to achieve their goals, they must work effectively in rural, as well as urban, locations. All too often Government policies are designed around urban living, without proper thought given to the one in six of us living in rural settlements. Yet policy makers cannot take for granted that what works in an urban centre will also work in a rural location.