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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.

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8 Proposals
Aug 18, 2014
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A knowledge sharing platform for local governments in India and engaging citizens in the decision-making to facilitate urban resilience
Aug 16, 2014
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LEDDA framework helps urban areas raise funds for climate action, democratize funding choices, and build resilient economies.
Aug 16, 2014
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Bring cities to energy independence through carbon, energy and cost neutrality.
Aug 16, 2014
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Engage public/legislators/private industry to enact tax credits and provide financing subsidies for sustainability and resiliency projects.
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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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
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.