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Shifting Attitudes & Behavior 2015

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Mar 6, 2015 08:00 EST - Jun 14, 2015 12:00 EDT
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Aug 3, 2015 12:00 EDT - Sep 13, 2015 12:00 EDT
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How can we shift perceptions, values, norms, and attitudes about climate change?

The seriousness and scale of the problem of climate change can sometimes create complexity, confusion, indecision, and ultimately, inaction. Behavior is shaped to a large extent by the dominant values, social norms, and attitudes of our society, but these forces aren’t well-aligned to the long-term, often subtle impacts of climate change. To combat this global problem, this contest seeks ideas on how to shift public perceptions of climate change: How do we promote norms and attitudes that recognize the importance of climate change issues? How do we turn individual and organizational inertia into concrete actions? How do we get the public energized in solving issues about climate change? We are especially looking for proposals that are fresh, achievable and scalable — ideas that are sustainable over the long term, and can be replicated in communities around the world.

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70 Proposals
Dec 14, 2016
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Generar una idea en Latinoamérica para la implementación de leyes en pro de la educación ambiental....
Jul 14, 2016
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Nationwide campaign on energy conservation & renewable energy among school students for building a network of young Energy Ambassadors
Apr 11, 2016
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People are sloppy in part because prices let them be. In many cases it's cheaper to pollute than to conserve or recycle. We can fix tha
Feb 29, 2016
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New Climate Magazine speaks to the next wave of climate leaders - engaged citizens who are learning a new relationship to our world.
Jan 29, 2016
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Oct 22, 2015
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Jul 14, 2015
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Let's make a digital currency that awards new coins to people who voluntarily offset carbon.
Jul 14, 2015
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Targeting the traditional-minded consumer, our ad campaign brings them to climate change via solar power's promise of energy independence.
Jul 14, 2015
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Mindful Meerkats is a smart app that inspires /w gamification via conscious lifestyle adoption to take life and happiness in your own hands.
Jul 14, 2015
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Create an online platform for crowds to score community risk & readiness, spur local discussion, and swap adaptation strategies.
Jul 13, 2015
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Record and showcase personal and community climate change stories online and shape stories into artistic pieces to change public attitudes.
Jun 18, 2015
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GreenSpaceNewLife @simranvedvyas @SynergY plant trees to green landfills; reduce CO2 emmissions reduce waste increase healthy oxygen cover
Jun 17, 2015
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Deriving patterns from sustainability performance data through an online platform to enable evidence based policy making.
Jun 17, 2015
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Reduce your electrical energy consumption, carbon footprint and also your expenditure through the minimize calculator tool/application.
Jun 13, 2015
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Create and support a network of “Well Cells” to increase personal well-being and reduce consumption of resources and emissions of carbon.
Jun 13, 2015
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WeKnew.org imagines the future through the eyes of our children. When asked, “What did you do about climate change?” What will you say?
Jun 13, 2015
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What if renewables and nuclear teamed up against fossils? How fast could we get to Zero carbon? First, can we get the two teams to talk?
Jun 13, 2015
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Multidisciplinary scholarship program for millennials generate proposals for solving impacts of Climate Change in their country.
Jun 13, 2015
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Nature is Art for Conservation - is a Citizen Science project using photography and educative films - Discovering Science Through The Lens.
Jun 13, 2015
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Now is the time for Brands to Empower Stories that matter, to inspire the society to change for the better. Love is God - is one such story.
Jun 13, 2015
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The challenge in getting people to understand WHY segregate is bigger than HOW. WHY has a MILLION reasons, can you add to make it a BILLION.
Jun 13, 2015
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The challenge in getting people understand WHY manage waste is bigger than HOW. WHY has a MILLION reasons, can you add to make it a BILLION.
Jun 13, 2015
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Organic growing brings in clear colors to our life. We should adopt these colors and avoid artificial colors today for a clean environment.
Jun 13, 2015
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Inspiring Transition – Thousands of groups seeding transformative ideas into mainstream culture using engaging communication tools.
Jun 13, 2015
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Disruptive Eating empowers each of us to make a contribution in this big fight against the global warming through the mundane act of eating
Jun 13, 2015
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Connect students and community members via an online platform and local "Imaginings" to collaboratively design a climate stable society
Jun 13, 2015
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Organizing the scientific community to assess the credibility of climate change media coverage to ensure an informed citizenry
Jun 13, 2015
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The clock was still ticking - but in the real world he was outta time; the jig was up; the game was over!
Jun 13, 2015
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We are building a community that uses the power and nature of fashion to create awareness and ignite new kinds of action.
Jun 13, 2015
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Follow the #rhythm of your #mind, your #body, your #heart and your #soul ... then follow the rhythm of the #World ...
Jun 13, 2015
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Building Dams across the world has stopped the flow of ice and snow melt to the oceans, progressing ocean warming.
Jun 13, 2015
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'Disruptive Eating' empowers each of us to make a contribution to this big fight against the global warming through the healthy eating.
Jun 13, 2015
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Lets mobilize for a clean green future, decide where we are going, visualize the ideal future and move toward it.
Jun 13, 2015
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Raising awareness on environment issues and climate change in India through a large visibility campaign
Jun 13, 2015
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Make it very transparant and visible who the biggest players are concerning climate change. make a big international yearly event
Jun 13, 2015
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Eco Awareness starts in this generation. Let's talk now, before it's too late for the next generation. http://EcoDelMar.org
Jun 13, 2015
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Communication based aproaches for shifting public perceptions cannot spur sustained action: a systems approach focused on culture change can
Jun 13, 2015
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Establish a web portal that curates expert-endorsed climate change information online, to improve information accessibility for non-experts
Jun 12, 2015
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2 degrees/350ppm don't sound like threats. Gazillion units of carbon pollution do. The Climate Change Clock can help change this dynamic.
Jun 12, 2015
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This Is Climate Change will educate, encourage, and empower individuals to take a stand against climate change.
Jun 12, 2015
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Messages on alternatives to slash and burn cultivation will be photosilkscreened and kiln-fired on eco-sustainable household items.
Jun 12, 2015
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Insights into perceptions and priority settings about risks can help to channel adaptation and mitigation actions down to local communities
Jun 11, 2015
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Set up a national recycling drive, to replace household 2-cycle power tools with battery operated and manual alternatives.
Jun 10, 2015
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Consumers to help global biodiversity through conscious altruistic consumption choices.
Jun 10, 2015
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Personal Carbon Footprint Awareness, Responsibility And Action Creating the Will To Change
Jun 10, 2015
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It's about art, it's about design, its about our planet, its about climate change and how we can make people aware of that.
Jun 10, 2015
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MEGA Game is a gamified web platform and smartphone app that give you knowledge and power to create sustainable world by playing for impact.
Jun 9, 2015
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Jun 7, 2015
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Collect fruit seeds with students help grow fruit trees everywhere, distribute fruits free, with request to save seeds, use next year.
Jun 2, 2015
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Sun Lunch: Simply making lunch a shared party helps shrink carbon use, nudging peak electric load closer to maximum solar output–for free!
Jun 1, 2015
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Become a sentinel of climate change impacts ,disaster with your smartphone, help adapting and monitoring with the SIGNALERT reporting tools
May 30, 2015
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The World SDG is real science for economic choices, global ESG balance sheet shares of responsibility for securing our home and future.
May 14, 2015
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A common and accurate understanding of energy fundamentals is essential for our public dialog. Make energy a required high school class.
Apr 29, 2015
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Need a good low MPG car as a secondary car used primarily for commuting? How does 100 MPG and capable of going 0 to 60 in 10 seconds sound?
Apr 28, 2015
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La realización de un concierto, en donde los asistentes aporten a mejorar la situación del planeta y además se diviertan.
Apr 26, 2015
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Using Community Rights Law, we will write a Treaty, democractically demanding a reallocation of war monies to Transition.
Apr 24, 2015
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superfiduciary sponsorship of a planned early retirment of our existing fossil-based energy infrastructure
Apr 24, 2015
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Many have heard,few have acted. We must protect ourselves from the danger that is forming right in front of our eyes. #protect #fight #live
Apr 24, 2015
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We support a world in which sharing and gifting replaces the current economic system, where loving and caring are the exchange currencies.
Apr 22, 2015
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I will pull together a global network of passionate conservationists to chronicle their restoration efforts.
Apr 22, 2015
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Multiply prizes for breakthrough technologies by betting against them.
Apr 22, 2015
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Vivergy is a free web platform that allows individuals to visualize their impact on local health, and improve local air quality.
Apr 22, 2015
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A climate leave is the employee’s time off from work in an organization to care for the Earth through involvement in environmental projects.
Apr 22, 2015
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Sustained campaign on global warming in all medias
Apr 22, 2015
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Although seems like a very long shot, we try and form an international community to try to get nations to "go green".
Apr 22, 2015
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YNCCC is a youth led initiative to link the youth with onging climate actions through discussion and actual involvemnt on climate projects.
Apr 20, 2015
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Vote, act, change. A social media website built by and for the users.
Apr 15, 2015
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Most proposals are nibbling around the edges of climate change. We need a global mindshift to turn the masses around? What is that shift?
Mar 10, 2015
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The equivalent of a stadium to the sports industry. A sustainable-activity-centre is a local synergistic venue promoting eco-options.
Mar 8, 2015
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Rather than increasing production output, reduce energy input to increase efficiency and align with the energy of nature & natural cycles