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Aug 1, 2015 07:00 EDT
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This is an archive of contest suggestions proposed in 2013-2016, in response to the prompt:

"The challenges we confront when facing climate change are diverse and complex. Which are the most pressing? Which would you like to see answers to?"

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42 Proposals
CREATE Proposal
May 19, 2017
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Permits, reflecting IPCC-calculated global carbon budget, allocated by auction (20%) and distributed free to all global citizens (80%).
Feb 22, 2017
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The dual problems of ocean acidification and rising global temperatures are putting our ocean resources at risk.
Feb 22, 2017
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People harm Earth in part because prices tell them to. Often it's cheaper to pollute than to conserve or recycle. Geonomists can fix that.
Feb 22, 2017
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Online activity directed at Climate Protection and Improvement should be evalualted for its Overall Impact on Earth Climate!
Feb 22, 2017
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Study and research on the sun to identify new methods of energy and new ways to storage and 3R.
Feb 22, 2017
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Perfecting slant drillng for clathrates and rolling out kilometers of lichen-covered vapour locking membrane for trapping methane emissions
Feb 22, 2017
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Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas and increasing since fracking proliferation. Billions of tons "leaking". Mandate tech to stop.
Feb 22, 2017
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It has been said people will not believe the level of climate change unless it is thrown in their face
Feb 22, 2017
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The overwhelming scale of climate change feeds inaction. To counteract, I suggest a competition to find small examples that everyone can do.
Feb 22, 2017
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Involve maximum number of persons in Climate Protection & Improvement activities as a part of their daily life, sans great sacrifices!!
Feb 22, 2017
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Child-friendly schools can only be effective if they are an integral part of the community.
Feb 21, 2017
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Almost everyone can remember having heard a tune and then humming it for the rest of the day.
Feb 21, 2017
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This process is designed to correlate the collective intelligence of the Co Lab membership to address planetary climate change problems.
Feb 21, 2017
Anyone
After decades of trying to respond to climate change, the impacts and predictions are worsening. Solutions must be scaled up fast.
Feb 21, 2017
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Can we reduce ocean acidification in localized ocean environments using buffering agents to protect critical habitats and/or fisheries?
Feb 21, 2017
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Feb 21, 2017
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Climate change and dozens of other major issues all solved with voters power to change our man in charge
Feb 21, 2017
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Feb 21, 2017
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--except an actual proposal. I would like to leave one,
Feb 21, 2017
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Nobody wants to fix the climate, 'cause nobody else is doing it. The only way we'll get results is if people feel like a part of a team.
Feb 21, 2017
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A challenge in predicting climate change over the next 10 to 200 years: quantify and combine the effects of numerous types of uncertainty
Feb 21, 2017
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Unfortenatelly there is no clear and visually strong unified Eco and Sustain living sybolizm - It is required for Green Economy
Feb 21, 2017
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management of water bodies are not effective and poution is on the rise
Feb 21, 2017
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Agriculture is the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction. It is the nexus that we must address!
Feb 21, 2017
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Feb 21, 2017
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Let's create a NEW Game of Life. One that creates symbiosis between the economy and the environment.
Feb 21, 2017
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To begin with, let's get the USA to sign the Kyoto Protocol! Necessary first step! Then we can work on smaller issues.
Feb 21, 2017
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Climate action lacks a mechanism to allow individuals to effectively contribute there time and energy to addressing global warming
Feb 21, 2017
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How can you save the planet & the poor at the same time?By teaching the poor how to repurpose trash.They earn a living & become eco stewards
Feb 21, 2017
Anyone
Parking lots cover 1/3 of the surface area in some cities. The US parking area is larger than Puerto Rico! Let's rethink/reclaim these areas
Feb 21, 2017
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Make an app to measure, recognize, and incentivize socially and ecologically responsible consumption to reduce unsustainable consumption.
Feb 21, 2017
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What top speaker / good branded organisation with strong network may do to turn biggest country to be Green thinking?
Feb 21, 2017
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Using the proven principles of passive solar design for the infrastructure of whole communities rather than their individual buildings.
Feb 21, 2017
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Identification or development of alternative sustainable sinks for greenhouse gases.
Feb 21, 2017
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I think there is a big problem the impact of illegal trade in animals associated with changes in climate
Feb 21, 2017
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CREAR UN ESPACIO DENTRO DE LA PÁGINA PARA UNA REVISTA QUE CONTENGA ARTÍCULOS Y OTROS RELACIONADOS CON ACTIVIDADES Y CONCURSOS DE LA ONG
Feb 21, 2017
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The exponential increase of human populations globally is a direct driver of climate change and environmental degradation.
Feb 21, 2017
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The sustainability of forest projects under the UNFCCC framework has been heavily criticised for causing social and environmental problems.
Feb 21, 2017
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Every piece of the land is in use, converted forest into multi-uses. Boundaries tree planting in every farms can raise farm forests
Feb 21, 2017
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Ideas on how to sell global warming. Different for different types of people.
Feb 21, 2017
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HarvestFreeEnergyEverylivingcellseedseedlingsoiselfwholewantstoreachuptoliightofoursuntoproducerichestocount+criticalflowsuncountableforlife
Feb 21, 2017
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Share with us your most creative and outlandish ideas on how individuals can reduce their carbon footprint through lifestyle changes.