Contests Urban adaptation: Climate resilient cities 2013 Urban adaptation: Climate resilient cities 2013 Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists
Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT
- Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT Proposal revisions
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Jul 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
- Jul 15, 2013 11:59 EDT Selection of winners
CoLab members vote and judges also select winners
Jul 16, 2013 12:00 EDT
- Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT Completed
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Enhance community resilience,flood preparedness through effective communication(storytelling)&citizen engagement at the neighbourhood level
A planning approach that uses common tools in innovative ways to communicate about climate change and facilitate adaptation decision-making.
Online peer-to-peer knowledge management tool helps communities share adaptation strategies and take action to become climate resilient.
A virtual globe based simulation game for awareness on potential adaptive capacity of wetlands in urban spaces.
Prepare Vietnamese cities’ housing infrastructures for potential seasonal migrants influx from Cà Mau and Kiên Giang provinces, Vietnam.
Train Mayors who are building new cities in China to incorporate climate resiliency at scale into urban planning and stakeholder management
Modify sections of streets letting water pass through into underground storage and pumping stations.
Sun provides heat - Use the heat in to heat hot water which can be used for any use
Expanding deployment of distributed energy resources enhances society's ability to provide critical services during electric grid outages.
Emergency electricity - light, cell phone, radio, extra set of batteries - can be powered by a few square inches of photovoltaic cell.
climate-solution is proposed to be opinion-based social network where people from all around the world can connect on climate solutions.
Local rivers, lakes and even ocean water can be used to reduce city water and electricity needs to cool urban buildings.
In light of recent natural disasters and the increasing unpredictability of weather, it's time to make buildings disaster-resistant.
To reinvent our cities from the bottom up to create deep carbon reduction, disaster resilient neighborhoods, and green economic development.
Prepare residents for climate change related disasters with evacuation plans, shelter in place plans, and communication networks.
Help communities share their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data over the internet in a standardized machine readable format.