Shifting cultures for a changing climate
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Time to change the term. We now realize our use of fossil fuels is causing more than climate change, we are causing rapid planet change.
Assuming U.S. culture is heavily influenced by Hollywood and the Internet, we propose to influence culture through a combination of both.
Groups around the world, have implemented successful campaigns to address local issues. We want to make this information widely available!
In order to create real action, we need to co-opt traditionally conservative groups by disassociating the movement from the "Sierra Clubs."
Do not look for a job, do the job that needs to get done!
Our Mission: To set up a more personal means of educating people in our local communities - Learn a little, make a change, and pass it on!
A funny and playful way to engage younger, mainstream audiences on the subject of climate change.
What cultural frames are used by workteams around energy conservation; does aligning conservation campaigns with such frames improve uptake?
Future proofing Living Landscape Approach: building resilient communities to sustain and restore ecosystems to adapt to changing climate
The revitalization of the world's grasslands offer a opportunity to address the imminent threat of climate change & its host of challenges.
Make atmospheric CO2 readings ubiquitous and widely understood as a stepping stone to atmospheric stabilization and biospheric habitability.
Two-degrees-of-separation aims to encourage people to reduce their personal carbon emissions by creating reciprocal pacts between partners.
Meet CliO! A virtual green pet who responds with your low-carbon lifestyle choices. http://player.vimeo.com/video/68395381
Earth system expressions for inspired collective actions
Fundraising to place ads in media, in order to increase public awareness
In order to solve all of our global problems - including climate change - academia needs to devote itself to seeking and promoting wisdom.
Shift the culture of research by improving research communication and translation for policymakers and the general public
Climate Access builds support for climate action by connecting leaders across sectors to coordinate efforts and solve outreach challenges.
Imagine what would happen to climate change policy if meteorologists across the country were discussing climate change as an objective fact.
Research national climate change policy in other countries to develop a recommended public policy process for the United States.
Development of an online magazine to enable the translation of scientific issues to society, to challenge perceptions and to inspire people.
Early 1970's, a professor sent students into a city of approximately 73,000 people to ask questions and then Project Censored was born.
The world's many climate campaign leaders need to talk together and co-ordinate their efforts. We create a tool to kick-start a new unity.
Questioning personal & authoritative mental models & frameworks to derive better solutions requires new cognitive frameworks.
Linking knowledge and action on sustainability by focusing on consumption and utilizing schools as hubs for social change on community level
When using energy (most of time uncounsciouly), people do not realize that they are actually exploring resources of the natural enviroment.
CO2 is like any human excrement.
Babies catapult seaweed forest seed pods to combat ocean acidification. Games explain in all languages.
Spectrum of "green" rating system Facebook app and/or search plugin with supportive website for innovation and action, globally and locally.
Let's make climate change personal--by showing US homeowners and businesses how climate change will threaten their property.
Africa contributes the least of any continent to global warming. People living on the continent are in line to be the hardest hit.[1,2]
Develop & implement an international digital platform connecting consumers & producers to create & anchor sustainable behaviors.
A judgewiki is a spreadsheet which people can edit and run "what-ifs" with the same global participation as wikis of text and pictures.
Base money on energy. People will think differently about energy, conserving and collecting energy.
Promote climate change action in the evangelical community through science, outdoors, and faith-based curriculum at summer camps.
Shape & activate a more attractive aspirational lifestyle that is innately sustainable for the emergent middle class in China.
Nature provides the energy, we provide the technology; together we can power the world.