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India’s Climate Action Plan 2015

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

May 1, 2015 08:00 EDT - Jul 19, 2015 12:00 EDT
1st review
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Jul 19, 2015 12:00 EDT - Aug 11, 2015 12:00 EDT
Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Aug 11, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 1, 2015 12:00 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Sep 1, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 17, 2015 12:00 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Sep 17, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 27, 2015 12:00 EDT
Winners are awarded

Sep 27, 2015 12:00 EDT
What should be India’s plan to address climate change?

This contest seeks broad, coherent visions for what India should do about climate change. Authors are asked to include strategies for all sectors of India's economy that generate emissions (energy supply, transportation, industry, buildings, and all others), as well as for how the region can adapt to changes caused by climate change. For each sector, you can combine your own and other people’s proposals from other Climate CoLab contests (both current and past). You can also work with the Impact Assessment Fellows to estimate the overall reduction in greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the combination of actions you propose. Plans will be evaluated on how well they bring together different proposals to articulate a comprehensive and feasible plan for how India can effectively address climate change.

29 Proposals
Mitigating climate change in India by attempting to control demand side consumption of resources by using a unique progressive tax system.
Preparing India to tackle Climate change in the Circular Economy way
It is now imperative to take India's Action Plan on Climate Change to next level where it will include actions taken at individual level.
Creating common information highway of machines-sensors-meters to connect to the Net and get integrated into our daily lives and processes.
Urine contains Nitrogen and Phosphorus. It can be used to grow Diatom Algae. Diatoms consume CO2 and are natural food for fish.
India is set to tackle the pollution problem in the public transport sector, joining hands with Renewable Energy
Usage of piezoelectric materials to generate electricity without causing pollution to environment.
Reforestation coupled with sustainable community enterprise and carbon credits is key to integrate climate actions with Indias development.
Method of resetting the climate. Dynamic vehicle CO2 collectors. Various methodologies like CO2 scrubber, Bio Energy with carbon capture
This proposal is designed to provide Planet Earth the option to effectively counteract the effects of atmospheric greenhouse gases.
Adapting natural farming techniques to curb climate change and to improve the quality of agricultural output.
The main theme of this plan is to have atleast one cow per farmer so that the land ,air and soil pollution can be reduced by its products
Strategic Habitat Assessment based on natural resource management, human resource conservation, and future development perspectives
Preventing a rise in non-renewable, on-grid energy demand and empowering the striving lower class through domestic solar power
Dancing with the past tunes of nature to adapt to the climate changed moves of future rice farms in India
Reduce your energy consumption, Carbon Footprint and also your expenditure through the minimize calculator tool/application.
A real time EER/COP monitoring supplement to Split ACs/large air-conditioning systems that greatly impacts energy efficient use of ACs.
Using household level Energy Performance Index to determine energy distribution strategies during power-scarce situations in Indian cities.
An online sustainability performance mapping platform to enable evidence-based policy making based on patterns derived from performance data
A campaign encouraging residents of cities to turn up the AC temperature by 2 degrees in commercial spaces to reduce climate change impacts
A massive increase in the production of water, carbon negative energy and nutrients can be achieved through chemosynthesis.
Algae Frame to handle Global Warming. This differs from other approaches,its simple and more efficient but requires government support.
SHAPED uses context, people to identify and map the potential of existing and possibilities for future development
Massive campaign on energy conservation and renewable energy in Indian schools aimed towards building a network of Energy Ambassadors
Empower consumer to devise, custom user friendly energy management solutions and to reduce and contain their individual energy consumption.
Student teams across India create micro community waste management social start-ups. Enabled through a mobile-based online leader board.
SEEM proposes pan India energy clusters among small and medium enterprises promoting guided self help to implement energy saving measures
India Atmospheric CO2 sequestration in soil via increased wheat, rice, root ball mass with natural, renewable, petroleum free, abiotic EPS
Promoting a behavorial response to conserve energy while making it fun and engaging for urban Indians