Contests Consumption of Products & Services 2014 Consumption of Products & Services 2014 Proposal revisions
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Sep 3, 2014 12:00 EDT
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Reduce GHGs from consumption? What a bandaid. Reduce consumption itself by dealing with the Jobs/status problem and dual stuff/info economy.
Goods - tax are small parts of this proposal
Report and disclose embodied energy in all products from food to building materials using a familiar human-scale unit - the calorie.
The clubbing of industries will help to reduce the GHGs emissions just like how the expenses of a joint family is less than nuclear families
Empower government, industry and consumers to make decisions that will truly transform economies towards a sustainable future
The biggest problem in the world is that enough people are not working on the biggest problems.
Encouraging reuse and raising funds for charity through the sale of an electronic barter currency used to purchase second-hand goods
Intense yoga practitioners consume food only once a day while moderate practitioners consume twice. Low consumption also leads to wellbeing.
Use one paper towel after washing your hands in public places, and use a cloth towel in your own home.
With EnergyCoin ecosystem energy saving circles can be established. It is a green cryptocurrency specially developed for saving energy.
Sustainability is to continue. Current technology is proving to be self-destructive, possibly suicidal. Change is the only viable solution.
Capture rainwater and irrigate. Lower cost topology H2O-efficient intelligent irrigation. More food with less water. www.bit.ly/MLrLpq
Engine works on auto, truck, ship, etc. Very powerful. Built 20 years ago and siiiting in storage. Need funding to cut emissions by 2/3 !!
Bring back the sidewalk lemonade stands.
It is a simple change that everyone can make to reduce a large portion of their use of water daily.
People can keep their vehicles for a 4 year term instead of 3. This will reduce the manufacturers CO2 footprint by 33%. GM won't like this.
As we walk by we can see numerous industries giving out GHgs,
Distributed costs like Global Warming are reduced by a Distributed Cost Permit Exchange System laying "orthogonally" to existing markets
There's a data gap between product sale and recyclability. Turn data into knowledge and leverage social networks for better, local choices.
Give to customers a way to know which products create less greenhouse gases and encourage them to purchase them by giving them rewards.
As Global LandLord, make it global human policy to reduce pollution by reducing consumption by reducing population growth to zero or lower.