Contests Local solutions 2013 Local solutions 2013 Finalist selection
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT
- Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT Proposal revisions
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Jul 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
- Jul 15, 2013 11:59 EDT Selection of winners
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Jul 16, 2013 12:00 EDT
- Aug 31, 2013 11:59 EDT Completed
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Launch an international movement to shift thinking around climate change and enable neighbourhoods to track and reduce GHG emissions.
A replicable grassroots education teaching the skills and mindset for local resilience, powered by new and viable economic models
The Pitch of the project is to make contribution in sustainable conservation and management of Usambara mountains and Jegetal water source
Our model stops people from burning waste, generate electricity and better quality of life. It is proven, scalable, profitable, and low risk
To reinvent our cities from the bottom up to create deep carbon reduction, disaster resilient neighborhoods, and green economic development.
I hope we can link up with other like minded people in other countries of Earth.
Plant at least three trees per house.
Start with the poorest people first: reduce black carbon through efficient cookstoves and slow local/global climate change in a month or so.
It is no secret that the Earth has spiraled out of control . The only option now is global protections and how to implement them.
Nationwide energy saving reward schemes will permanently change our energy consumption habits and make climate change reduction possible.
Lose 10% of your carbon footprint in 8 weeks while being part of a fun social group in your local community.
Display statistics on consumer patterns in a presentation that encourages action on the viewers part. Turn it into a movement.
The Rio de Janeiro Low Carbon City Development Program - A Business Model for Green and Climate-Friendly Growth in Cities. More soon...
With basic mushroom cultivation, agricultural and urban waste products become sources of food, medicine, and environmental healing.
Individuals, companies and cities can take action on climate change and save money doing it.
Green Farmers Rural Radio is a major initiative that will benefit the rural poor farmers living in rural and isolated communities
Pitch of the project is to make contribution in sustainable conservation and management of Magamba nature reserve.
Local currencies support community resiliency and can be used to implement climate-friendly projects
This project aims to increase communication between people, & contribute to a positive change in the environment in various creative ways.
Organizing local growers and cottage industry online we can re-localize our food system and reduce the amount of CO2 needed to produce food.
Going Vegan helps fight climate change, deforestation, water degradation, ocean pollution, extinctions, and much more.
Eliminate vampire power (power consumed by appliances that are nominally "off", by inserting a switch between the outlet and the appliance.
Bioremediation of heavy metals with hyper-accumulator plants grown in several different types of Brownfield sites in Malaysia.
Encourage consumers to switch to electric mowers and/or replace lawns with vegetable gardens.
Terragon the Co-creation game helps local stakeholders create together solutions for a sustainable and low carbon future.
Using beekeeping as a catalyst to encourage businesses to be more environmentally responsible & their reduce carbon emissions
What if someone said to you... In one year all the bees on earth will be gone... Scary? It should be.
Is there a way to prevent this ?
Green roof projects that can be easily created from recycled materials and easily installed on a wide variety of surfaces.
Anywhere a golf course exists in the world, a food forest awaits. Bring the community together by converting one fairway to food!
Planting wild flowers along roadways would provide more food for honeybees increasing their chances for survival.
In a local loop of smart use for green energy, waste fryer oil from restaurants and hotels become liquid soaps, detergents, candles & more.
Open, community sensing and a first person narrative could be an workable alternative for conventional emission reduction initiatives
Campus farms have the untapped potential to be living-learning laboratories for building skills in leadership & sustainable food practices.
Crowdfunding solar panel/inverter kits for schools at risk from the impacts of climate change & extreme weather.
The pitch of the project is to make contribution in sustainable conservation and management of the Magamba nature reserve.