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Contest 2011: National 2011

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May 15, 2011 12:00 EDT - Sep 30, 2011 12:00 EDT
Second phase
Second phase Nov 4, 2011 11:00 EDT - Nov 4, 2011 11:00 EDT
2010 finalists
2010 finalists Nov 4, 2011 11:01 EDT
How should national economies evolve through 2100, given the risks of climate change?

Voting has now ended and the contest results will be announced on November 16. Winning proposals will be featured in briefings now being planned at the United Nations and U.S. Congress. For more information, see contest overview.

18 Proposals
Install connected Personal Rapid Transit grids over the urban and suburban areas that house the densest 50% of the US population.
This proposal climate proofs the economics of sustainable agriculture in Africa
A pragmatic, ambitious 7-point plan to renew the U.S. economy, enrich its citizens, and lead the world in fixing the climate.
India and dream for a green future : It's time to make it a reality...
How to Change US Energy in One Growing Season through practical demonstrations of available technologies and public education in all media.
Creating a society ready for a sustainable economy in the European Union.
Model building for America ! The Millennial way!
Near zero budget infrastructure to initiate evolution of adaptive socio-ecosystem towards climate crisis.
Enable patchwork and dialogic collaborative solutions via self-adapting problem/solution space ontologies, (mis)matchmaking and governance.
Q:How should national economies evolve through 2100, given the risks of climate change? A:Simple:build ONE 'Global' ARK!! @ClimateCoLab SOS♥
Carbon Fee & Dividend: A steadily rising fee on CO2-emitting fuels, all revenue returned to households, people-centered emissions reduction.
Green School Campaign will educate children and reforest Nepal to reduce carbon emissions, empower communities to adapt and live sustainably
real life superhero Sustainable Energy Man will raise $ 1 trillion for solar, wind and geothermal energy. Through film, tv, games, etc = $
Social Justice Economics
India and a dream for green future
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