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All submissions are welcome: technologies, policies, products, public outreach campaigns, educational programs, community projects; new ideas or improvements on something that already exists; addressing climate change mitigation, adaptation, or geoengineering; local, regional, national, or global in scope. See the Climate CoLab taxonomy for the full scope of actions, places and actors. Read more…

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Integrate all available data about the earths surface and map it onto areas defined by a grid so that land use can be optimised locally.
8/31/15
team only
Renewable energy can provide 50% to 100% of the energy needs of a low-carbon city
8/31/15
team only
Test 2
This proposal was created as a source of information to be linked to from a U.S. Regional Proposal.
To ensure water and food security we need to be able to anticipate the likelihood of risk possibilities through cascade of vulnerabilities
8/27/15
team only
Power Plant of the Future: Clean, abundant, and safe energy with no greenhouse gases.
Transport sector to become efficient and achieves related environmental, social and economic co-benefits leading to sustainable development.
More bees increases pollination, increases crop yields, safeguard's 35% of the World's foods plus increses absorbtion of C02.

US Clean Power Plan /  Mirror proposal

8/24/15
team only
Emission guidelines for states to follow in developing pans to reduce GHG emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired EGUs.
8/11/15
team only
Low-carbon cities can be engineered to eliminate 100% of fossil-fueled private transporation
Create a global lottery to raise the funds needed to fight global warming.
8/10/15
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Low-carbon cities built from the ground up can be located and engineered for adaptation and resilience
Nature does not waste. Why do we? To solve the complex issue of resource and waste management issues, change the lens and start with why?
8/10/15
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Fewer materials and preference for low-carbon goods will reduce the energy requirements of low-carbon cities
Shallow flooding and optimal N applications could lead to 34.3% reduction of GHG emissions (CH4, N2O, and CO2) on a national scale.
35 billion m2 of new building floor area by 2050 - Call for India to mainstream “Sustainable Habitat Indicators into Building Constructions”
8/10/15
team only
Connecting people and ecosystem - use of biogas to mitigate climate change in Indian Himalayas
Talented, creative, qualified employees live everywhere. Financial incentives motivate institutions to hire local workers over commuters.
8/10/15
team only
Energy-efficient buildings will reduce the energy requirements of low-carbon cities.
India being the largest in cattle.Using its dung to produce energy which involves converting methane into hydrogen as clean source of energy
Reduce climate change by changing the way we think of transportation
Promote ecologically friendly behaviors like walking instead of using a car. Incentive based on gamification elements will be provided.
Sensitize rural community to protect environment and fight against poverty
8/3/15
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Jumpstart talk of climate change in the media by prompting selected journalists to raise key questions.
8/3/15
team only
CO2, N and P are consumed during Photosythesis and Oxygen and food or fuel is produced. So it is the best solution to climate change, etc.
Climate information communication is crucial to understand climate as a major influence, to recognize risks and to take informed responses
A tool bringing together data from all accessible sources to support large and small initiatives for climate change amelioration.
Landscape harvesting of water is the solution for water shortage in Kenya and Horn of Africa.
7/16/15
anyone
A game for cultivating sustanable climate actions by kids for kids!
Planification for cooperative of respectful members to subsidize design, fabrication and commerce of Respect Of Speed Efficient (ROSE) cars.
6/18/15
team only
GreenSpaceNewLife @simranvedvyas @SynergY plant trees to green landfills; reduce CO2 emmissions reduce waste increase healthy oxygen cover
Integrating two technologies, Buoyant Flakes and Glacial Solutions, can be used to adjust regional climates and reverse ocean acidification
Implement a quality seal for long-lasting products to give transparency and a competitive advantage over planned obsolescence products.
Multiple disciplines of the life sciences are being negatively affected by global warming. Our media messages need to reflect that.