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Proposal: Customized 90-day action plans that teach people new eco-friendly behaviors Contest: Fostering Climate Collaboration in Boulder, CO 2016 Thank you for your contest entry. We appreciate your willingness to share your ideas and also the time and effort you put into developing a proposal and submitting it to the contest. We have reviewed your proposal and found that it contained intriguing elements; however, have chosen not to advance it to the next round of competition. We encourage you to keep developing your idea. Transfer your proposal to a Workspace to re-open it, make edits, add collaborators, and even submit it into a future contest. You can do so by logging into your account, opening your proposal, selecting the Admin tab, and clicking "Move proposal". We welcome you to stay involved in the Climate CoLab community: support and comment on proposals that have been named Finalists, and vote during the public voting period to help select the contest’s Popular Choice Winner. Climate CoLab will be opening more contests throughout the year and you are welcome to submit your proposal to those contests as well. Keep up the great work. We hope that by working together, we all can create solutions that wouldn't otherwise be possible. Sincerely, Contest Fellows If there are additional comments from the Judges & Fellows, they will be included below.
Thank you for submitting this fantastic idea! Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to answer the question, "how can we foster connectivity and collaboration in Boulder, CO." Best of luck in the future!
This fits well with my own belief that the best way to market GHG reduction efforts is through the energy saving benefits. I like the simple nature of this approach. I note that I rated the feasibility high, but that is based on the understanding that the techniques have been beta-tested to insure that they actually help participants save money and are relatively simple to implement.
This is a very promising proposal, and one that could connect quite nicely with ongoing efforts in Boulder. My main concern is that the goal of this contest has to do with building community connections. How do you see this project connecting to that? What kind of social organizing would be needed to make it successful? Who would be involved? How would this strengthen the social fabric of Boulder's climate campaigners?I'm also a bit concerned about this: "GGT then uses private partnerships to create additional revenue streams and push green products and services to the users." This business model may arouse concerns about the city enabling a company to profit unfairly off its residents' good intentions. It would help to see a more detailed breakdown of the business model so we can understand the incentives built into the platform.In addition, please break down the $10,000 cost. What does that pay for? Is that expected to come from the city?Finally, it would be helpful to understand better how the impact of this would connect with the effort to achieve carbon neutrality for the city. What kind of a dent would this platform be able to make, according to your projections?
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