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United States’ 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
CoLab members create proposals

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
Completed
Winners are awarded

Sep 27, 2015 12:00 EDT
What should be the United States’ plan to address climate change?

This contest seeks broad, coherent visions for what the United States should do about climate change. Authors are asked to include strategies for all sectors of the United States' 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 the United States can effectively address climate change.

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19 Proposals
Cities, not Congress, are leading the charge on climate change. Accelerate the movement to double the # cities onboard to 2020 by 2020.
Use positive messages and incentives so citizens and private/government organizations can mobilize to accomplish goals in every sector.
Maximum impact, minimum cost with molten salt reactors, cryptocurrency, carbon income, and electric self-driving taxis
This plan turns the idea of freedom into a force to solve climate change.
Join the FIGHT for survival. «First step in solving any problem is recognizing there is one» -- Will McAvoy -- Say goodbye to Denial!
Unenforced US immigration law results in uncontrolled immigration and contributes to climate change. We have a practical solution for both.
L oan guarantees provide an enormous opportunity to finance most of the climate conversion privately, while increasing federal revenue.
Do you know: 1 cow or horse = 1000 watts heater? 1 cow emission of methane 70 and 120 kg per year? heat stress is the biggest threaten?
This proposal is designed to provide Planet Earth the option to effectively counteract the effects of atmospheric greenhouse gases.
Do you know: 1 cow or horse = 1000 watts heater? 1 cow emission of methane 70 and 120 kg per year? heat stress is the biggest threaten?
The Interstate Highways account for 25% of traffic but are only 1% of road mileage. Electrifying the IS Highways will save fuel emissions.
A massive increase in the production of water, carbon negative energy and nutrients can be achieved through chemosynthesis.
To solve this problem requires the right market-based incentives, some new regulations, plus a massive grassroots movement.
Read the book "A New Little Ice Age has begun" World Temperature variation is caused by activity of the Sun.
Atmospheric CO2 sequestration in soil via increased corn, soybean, wheat root ball mass with natural, renewable, petroleum free, abiotic EPS
Atmospheric CO2 sequestration in soil via increased corn, soybean, wheat root ball mass with natural, renewable, petroleum free, abiotic EPS
How the United States can help stabilize the climate and lead the world to a clean energy future.