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Urban Resilience: Climate Actions for Urban Areas 2014

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Mar 9, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 20, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Jul 21, 2014 12:00 EDT - Aug 5, 2014 08:00 EDT
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Aug 5, 2014 08:01 EDT - Aug 16, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Aug 16, 2014 08:00 EDT - Sep 3, 2014 12:59 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Sep 3, 2014 12:00 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 priority actions can urban areas take to increase their resilience to climate change?

Urban areas represent diverse and populous places which serve critical functions in national economies, and the global economy. Today’s rapidly growing urban areas are uniquely vulnerable to climate change impacts such as sea level rise, increased floods, more intense heat waves, droughts, and storms due to high population densities, limited access to resources and infrastructure, and governance challenges. In this contest, ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability, seeks proposals on the ways that urban areas can use social, political, economic, technological and infrastructural investments to reduce their vulnerability and increase their resilience to climate change. Click here for contest details.

18 Proposals
Aug 18, 2014
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Aug 16, 2014
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New localized LEDDA economic framework helps urban areas fund climate change action, while achieving full employment
Aug 16, 2014
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Aug 16, 2014
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Aug 11, 2014
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In times of disaster communities organize based on mutual aid. Lets organize for mutual aid first to prefigure a world without disaster.
Aug 6, 2014
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Reduction of CO2 and GHG emission from different sectors of Urban Areas of Bangladesh
Jul 20, 2014
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Smartphones present a platform for implementing a shift in attitudes towards climate change by interfacing apps with existing technology.
Jul 20, 2014
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Green agro areas on roof reduce urban heat island . Organic food from home reduce the harmful effects of chemicals and thereby the health .
Jul 19, 2014
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Calculate absorb CO2 . Fix errors of urban design , environmental laws . Increase absorb CO2 . Decrease sea level .
Jul 19, 2014
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A crowdsourcing platform that provides funds and educational resources to encourage adoption of green infrastructure practices in cities.
Jul 18, 2014
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Crowdsourcing capital for climate change vulnerability assessments will enable local communities to have authority over their own adaptation
Jul 17, 2014
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Creating self-determination and climate resilience with cooperative infrastructure - starting on solar streetlights in Highland Park, MI.
Jun 30, 2014
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Cities,need to reduce or decouple from fossil-fuel use, and the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals can be a catlyst for change
Jun 16, 2014
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Resilience and disaster risk reduction must be part of urban design and strategies to achieve sustainable development.
May 6, 2014
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Revive plant life and we will revive our own. The world is now covered in 7billion+ people and we need to recover it in plants.
Apr 30, 2014
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Cooperatively owned innovative, virtual farmer's market coupled with door-step delivery for metro areas desiring locally grown fresh food.
Mar 31, 2014
Adaptation to climate change requires more resources than governments can provide. This is a tool to crowd-source adaptation strategies.
Mar 19, 2014
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FLO software that gives any organization the tools they need to communicate, coordinate and collaborate with each other.