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Global Climate Action Plan 2015

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Jul 1, 2015 08:00 EDT - Oct 18, 2015 12:00 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Oct 18, 2015 12:00 EDT - Oct 26, 2015 12:00 EDT
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Oct 26, 2015 12:00 EDT - Nov 5, 2015 12:00 EST
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Nov 5, 2015 12:00 EST - Nov 16, 2015 12:00 EST
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Nov 16, 2015 12:00 EST - Dec 5, 2015 11:00 EST
Winners are awarded

Dec 5, 2015 11:00 EST
What should be the world’s plan to address climate change?

This contest seeks broad, coherent visions for what the world as a whole should do about climate change. Proposals in this contest include one regional plan for each of the six regions: China, India, the United States, Europe, other developing countries, and other developed countries. You are also asked to run a simplified computer simulation model to estimate the overall greenhouse gas emission reductions that would result from the combination of the regional plans you select. You can work with the Impact Assessment Fellows to develop these estimates.  The computer simulation will also project the likely impacts of these emission reductions on global temperatures.  Proposals in this contest will be evaluated on how well they bring together regional plans to articulate a comprehensive and feasible vision for how the world can effectively address climate change.

40 Proposals
The Solar Dollar is a currency for the people: to be issued as a reward for climate mitigation and financed by Green Quantitative Easing.
Use positive messages and small incentives to mobilize citizens and private/government organizations to combat climate change.
Plant-based diets can stop climate chaos! Even if the world went fossil free, increasing animal consumption will continue global warming.
What if we can create policies and regulate markets, through a game?
The Integrated Water, Energy, Nutrient Nexus (iWENN) Mngmt Protocol applies Systems Design/Mngmt principles to global scale AGW mitigation.
Forest waste emits 8 times more CO2 than burning fossil fuels. Carbonize the waste to prevent more CO2 emissions than humans create.
This proposal is based on the 2 Degrees Celsius (2DS) scenario in the International Energy Agency report Energy Technology Perspectives 2015
This proposal is based on Pathways to Deep Decarbonzation, a report prepared by the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project.
This proposal is based on emission reduction commitments (known as INDCs) made by 123 countries prior to the 2015 UN Climate talks.
Simple negotiation of a global carbon price, enforced by import tariffs. Adding cheap molten salt reactors enables rapid decarbonization.
Impartial global incentive program catalyzing the industry and entrepreneurial capacity of private markets to execute the Great Transition.
This workable (SRM) (CDR) hybrid solution is designed to counteract the effects of atmospheric greenhouse gases.
This proposal is based on Paris 2015: Getting a Global Agreement on Climate Change, a report prepared by 5 non-governmental organizations
This proposal is based on From 90 Pages to 9: A Possible Paris Agreement from the Geneva Negotiating Text? by the NGO Track 0
The Oceans are rising. We can not stop it. Live with it!
To create a floating mass on the world's oceans that would reduce ocean acidification and remove CO2 from the atmosphere.
Social profile of your carbon footprint resulting from your energy consumption.
I call for a new race to the moon. This time the race is about to find technological and behavioral solutions to climate change.
Dear Paris negotiators: revolutionize tech transfer between nations – spurred by bottom-up strategies, solutions marketplaces & cell phones.
An unequivocal demand from The University will tip the scales for climate action. The press will follow. Politicians will have to follow.
We build online trees investment based on website and mobile applications to maximize the role of society to solve Indonesian deforestation
Allow Soil Biology to rapidly & massively draw down CO2, offset ongoing & past CO2e, Safely & Naturally restore H2O cycles & cloud cooling
Turning CO2 from Liability into Opportunity by using renewable energy to convert CO2 into revenue making products i.e. fuels and chemicals
Uniting to successfully combat climate change requires a very visible and appropriate mechanism though which the actions can be achieved.
The innovation addresses deforestation and plastic waste challenges as an opportunity to manufacture school desks from recycled plastic.
Mother Nature is Alpha of the Animal Kingdom. In times of danger, to save Mankind, look no further, Mother Nature may have (most) answers.
Giving the tips, by implementing new methods and sharing the results through various media including radio.
Utilizar las olas del mar como fuente de energía renovable, así como el sol o el viento
Utilizar las olas del mar como fuente de energía renovable, así como el sol o el viento
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A Solution 4 Humanity: How 2 #Mitigate #ClimateChange With 9 Steps
Charge Supermarkets for all plastic they sell by adding this information inside the barcode on any item sold.
The proposal aims at stimulating the '2 degrees' target achievement in a sustainable way and within an established timeframe
Global integrated multiple actions can speedily, simultaneously and sustainably contain climate change and Global warming!!!
Simple open source electric bikes and cars can be manufactured using sophisticated open source machines like CNC routers and 3D printers.
We created the zooxanthellaes that are resistant to extreme temperature increase
Technologies ingress for world wide communities to optimize meeting life support needs from local resources with the support of Governance.
Sustainable CO2 sequestration in soil via increased plant root ball mass using a natural, renewable, petroleum free, abiotic EPS.