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Global plan 2014

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

May 31, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 31, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Jul 31, 2014 08:00 EDT - Aug 20, 2014 08:00 EDT
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Aug 19, 2014 08:00 EDT - Aug 27, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Aug 28, 2014 12:00 EDT - Sep 12, 2014 12:00 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Sep 12, 2014 12:01 EDT - Oct 2, 2014 12:00 EDT
Winners awarded
Winners are announced for the Judges’ and Popular Choice Awards

Oct 2, 2014 12:01 EDT
What combination of actions can be taken in the world as a whole to address climate change?

This contest seeks an overall plan for the world as a whole. A key aspect of the contest is that authors are invited to create integrated proposals, which can incorporate proposals from both prior and currently active Climate CoLab contests. Proposals in this contest will be evaluated in large part on how well they bring together proposals from other contests to articulate a broad, coherent vision of what the world as a whole should do. Authors can also access the EnROADS simulator developed by Climate Interactive or model runs from Stanford’s Energy Modeling Forum that project the future environmental and economic outcomes of proposed actions. See more…

42 Proposals
An aggressive approach that doesn't break the bank
I suggest how to leave the dispute about historical responsibility for climate change behind and unleash the power of example.
Global 4C Mitigation: An International Currency Protocol to Protect the Earth's Climate and Biosphere.
We are responsible of CO2 emissions and we can lower them by the direct force of our own consciousness, good practices and habits
Developed nations lead in cutting per capita CO2 emissions while developing nations lead in cutting warming by methane, soot, trop ozone
Lock In Blocks: A wood replacement to consume and store atmospheric CO2. Built with tools to manage them for millennia and a path to 345ppm
Remove all CO2 added to the air since the Industrial Revolution, in 1-10 years using a forest of synthetic trees
Green Tech Accelerator - physical space at the intersection of research/ busines to accelerate innovation into products/ services at speed
Seaweed forests lay an eco-foundation for all plans to reverse global warming/ocean acidification, while providing food, energy, and jobs.
Actions to address climate change must be financed by interest free loans along with local currencies backed by the improvements.
Fast climate rescue means tackling a really coherent whole - to reverse interlocked problem dynamics at planet scale.
Shift economics from growth to steady-state, build an Earth jurisprudence into national constitutions, begin reconnecting and relocalizing.
Climate advocates lack a realistic strategy to a global low-carbon economy. This proposal provides one. No magical thinking is required.
control hurricanes, increase earth's albeado, end starvation FOREVER,
USES+ takes the USES platform as a core to achieve a transformation in all climate related aspects like energy, food, waste in global scale
“Disaster risk reduction” & “climate change adaptation” represent policy goals, concerned with an ongoing problem & emerging issue.
A UN Climate Action Program, promoted worldwide, is essential to delivering the combination of actions capable of rebalancing the climate.
A simple and fair emissions model accommodating the wide range of proposals could be key to global consensus on how to control emissions.
Use the light monorail massively in small and large cities based in renewable energy
Establish equitable global constitution regulating ownership of the Planet, grant existing land rights to all live Individuals in the World.
The Climate Plan proposes parallel lines of action to reduce the risk of methane erupting in huge quantities from the Arctic Ocean seafloor.
The 11 Earthculean tasks is a fancy name for a list of 11 objectives that people before us figured out would make the world a better place.
Scientists get engaged with the climate planetary emergency.
Change once 4all drive global economic monetary value on Trees Leaves to return natural state, Value of Mother Earth and her preservation.
Developing a comprehensive and synergistic global plan, based upon the use of the vast abundance of the oceanic commons, is explored below.
Saving energy, cooling down towns by introducing gardens everywhere on roof tops, feeding people with sustainable foods
International rule of law need to be evaluated in its application to diminish the effect of the consequences of climate change
Thermal energy & kinetic energy conversion of the Gulfstream to lower Co2 GHG emissions anywhere between 300ppm/350 ppm in 20 years.
White sheets are strung across rivers on telephone poles to shade long exposed sections of rivers to lower water temperature.
The NEW ELECTRIC GENERATION will require masses more electricity than now forecast, and the only clean baseload source is magnetic Fusion.
Create an interactive platform, where similar climate change impacts and solutions can be shared and the world can raise a voice as one.
We work to mobilize political commitment and financial investment for climate actions.
A global citizen-led educational movement.
A nationwide transportation system based on shared electric cars in a network of toll roads that control and provide power to the vehicles.
Technology, Behavioral and Perceptual Framework for Survival Support and Evolutionary Continuity of the species Homo sapiens on planet earth
We have built a civilization that is only designed to last a few hundred years. Lets build a civilization that plays the long game.
Sustainable Cities is long term solution to global energy, food, pollution, socio-economic and governmental problems.