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Urban adaptation: Climate resilient cities 2013

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Proposal creation

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Jun 1, 2012 12:00 EDT - Jun 16, 2013 02:59 EDT
Finalist selection
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Jun 16, 2013 03:00 EDT - Jun 30, 2013 11:59 EDT
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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
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Sep 1, 2013 12:00 EDT
How can cities become more resilient to the challenges brought on by climate change?

Rapid urban growth and climate change may be converging in problematic ways. Potential consequences of climate change, such as rising sea levels and more volatile and unpredictable weather patterns, expose cities to an increasing number of risks. This contest seeks proposals on how cities can adapt to face these challenges. This contest is being conducted in collaboration with ICLEI--Local Governments for Sustainability. See more...

7 Proposals
Sep 1, 2013
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Enhance community resilience,flood preparedness through effective communication(storytelling)&citizen engagement at the neighbourhood level
Jan 21, 2014
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A planning approach that uses common tools in innovative ways to communicate about climate change and enable adaptation decision-making.
Sep 1, 2013
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A peer-to-peer knowledge management tool will help communities share adaptation strategies and take action to become climate resilient.
Sep 21, 2015
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Development of a Seasonal Migration Routes Identification System for Ensuring Absorption Capacity of Housing Infrastructures in Host Cities.
Sep 6, 2013
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Train Mayors who are building new cities in China to incorporate climate resiliency at scale into urban planning and stakeholder management
Sep 6, 2013
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Modify sections of streets letting water pass through into underground storage and pumping stations.
Sep 1, 2013
A virtual globe based simulation game for awareness on potential adaptive and mitigation capacity of wetlands in urban spaces.