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Move jails to zones with agricultural potential and make prisoners cultivate the earth as part of their re-socialization.


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Summary

Moving jails to marginal cultivable areas may make more space in cities, lowers city energy consumption, eases the load on the electrical transportation network, the prisoners re socialize themselves learning how to cultivate the ground, cultivating part of their own food, with better quality of life for prisoners. Growing plants absorbs CO2 and even marginal zones might become more fertile.


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Argentina


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What impact will these actions have on greenhouse gas emissions and/or adapting to climate change?

CO2 will absorved by cultivating plants.


What are other key benefits?

Improvement of marginal cultivable lands.

Jails might be powered by solar energy photovoltaic panels.

Prisoners cultivate part of their own food, so food expenditures might be reduced.


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