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Exploring Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development 2018

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 EDT - Jan 7, 2018 08:00 EST
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Jan 7, 2018 08:00 EST - Jan 22, 2018 12:00 EST
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Jan 22, 2018 12:00 EST - Feb 2, 2018 08:00 EST
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Feb 2, 2018 08:00 EST - Feb 26, 2018 08:00 EST
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Feb 26, 2018 08:00 EST - Mar 9, 2018 06:00 EST
Completed
Winners are awarded

Mar 9, 2018 06:00 EST
What combinations of Climate CoLab proposals could help achieve multiple Sustainable Development Goals?

In 2015, world leaders adopted a set of seventeen goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all, called the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). While this broad range of goals is comprehensive, it poses severe challenges for decision-makers. For example, studies have shown that, while protecting the world’s forests can keep carbon out of the atmosphere (contributing to the goal on climate action), it may also reduce land availability for food (hampering the goal on eliminating hunger).

To meet this challenge, UN Environment is seeking creative combinations of actions that can achieve climate change goals and other Sustainable Development Goals, in ways that minimize trade-offs and maximize synergies. Participants can select and combine actions from the over 2,000 preexisting proposals on the Climate CoLab platform.

Contest winners will be invited to showcase their work at UN Environment’s conference in Kenya (expenses-paid), meet with the UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Environment, and have their proposal included in the Global Environment Outlook, which is UN Environment’s flagship report on the state of the environment and is distributed to decision-makers around the globe.

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69 Proposals
Feb 5, 2018
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With C’SQUARE we empower citizens to contribute towards a more inclusive, safe, resilient, sustainable and comfortable future of cities.
Feb 2, 2018
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Youth can strengthen a community’s awareness/livelihood by building energy efficient, environmentally sustainable homes.
Feb 2, 2018
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An innovative Platform combing the strenths of the cities with the villages to facilitate social, economic and ecological progress
Feb 2, 2018
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Enhance synergistic impacts of environmental projects data through OLAP Implementation: A case of water biodiversity & quality monitoring
Feb 2, 2018
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The Organic Monetary Fund, set up as a division of the International Monetary Fund, will help to achieve almost all SDGs in record time
Feb 2, 2018
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App that allows any waste buyer to source specific waste directly from the producer, giving you the ability to buy, sell and reuse waste.
Feb 2, 2018
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Networking existing resources and engaging women & youth to deliver proven solutions to address ten Sustainable Development Goals.
Feb 2, 2018
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Foster economic empowerment and improve food security as well as access to reliable solar energy consumption and mitigate climate change
Feb 2, 2018
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The beekeeping project will promote conservation and tackling poverty at the grassroots level.
Feb 2, 2018
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Disruptive 0E energy tech works better than fossil/nuke at a better value, based on a new, previously undocumented aspect of physics.
Feb 2, 2018
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Media Groups are mainly associated with local political issues and propaganda, rather than ensuring communication awareness on the 17 SDGs.
Feb 2, 2018
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Feb 2, 2018
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To impart Permaculture knowledge and technology to smallholder farmers to achieve the UN's 2030 agenda sustainable development goals.
Feb 2, 2018
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"Synergy" of 7 SDG's can be achieved through planting fruit bearing trees by elderly and promote their "Healthy Ageing"
Feb 2, 2018
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A documentary on impacts of climate change significantly contributes promotion of appropriate actions to achieve SDGs in developing nations
Feb 2, 2018
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Eliminating grazed animal consumption will buy 25 years to fix emissions and will profoundly benefit 7 SDGs and 5 Planetary Boundaries
Feb 1, 2018
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Tailings have a real potential for contamination of ecosystem told the relaxation of metals and metalloids that should manage adequately .
Feb 1, 2018
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A blockchain based collaboration & governance platform, enabling climate initiatives to discover partners, build consortiums & run projects.
Feb 1, 2018
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We're intended to create a holistic systemic approach and processes on waste reduction which is easily adaptable to any country.
Feb 1, 2018
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A solar powered extrude machine that uses innovative technology to transform plastic garbage into plastic timber to reduce deforestation.
Jan 31, 2018
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Alliancing Green producers and green consumers for green future
Jan 31, 2018
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The adoption of acacia Senegal tree species as an agroforestry system for the benefit of environment and Kenya’s population in ASAL areas.
Jan 31, 2018
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Converting urban solid wastes into compost forms will have social, economic and environmental benefits; and helps to reduce GHG emissions
Jan 30, 2018
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Young people traveling the world and working together to learn more about climate change and start their careers as climate leaders
Jan 30, 2018
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A modular sustainable development framework for communities that is cognizant of the synergistic nature of infrastructure and society.
Jan 30, 2018
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Project WAR utilizes poor women affected by dumped waste by providing earning source at the same time preventing production greenhouse gas.
Jan 29, 2018
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We can provide our world with sustainable energy by tapping into nature with care. We present you a lamp which lights up using plant power.
Jan 29, 2018
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AN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION APPROACH TO HANDLING OIL AND GAS IN UGANDA TO ACHIEVE MULTIPLE SDGs
Jan 23, 2018
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“Guama”, an integrated agroforestry model, is transforming family livelihoods, saving rain forests; restoring degraded soils and landscapes
Jan 22, 2018
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Population control solves EVERY identified problem facing humanity. You don't get more synergistic that that.
Jan 7, 2018
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Catching the Flood waters and reuse as a valuable resource for hydroelectric energy generation and other sustainable use.
Jan 7, 2018
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Aligning a nexus between the elements of the Earth and the needs of human being to ensure sustainable living.
Jan 7, 2018
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Integrated low-cost solutions to achieve the SDGs while reducing the impact caused by floods in rural communities of the Amazon basin
Jan 7, 2018
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33 cents from an averaging 1 billion peoble per day, yields 120.45 billion euros/dollars per year
Jan 7, 2018
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Kenya is made up of 47 devolved County Governments and 1 national government that need to coordinate and work together to attain the SDGs.
Jan 7, 2018
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Combine modern and traditional techniques to raise the sea water to the desert and steam it, for free energy, fresh water and salt
Jan 7, 2018
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Solar Energy Technology for Waste Water Treatment, Electricity Generation, and Indoor Hydroponic Farming
Jan 7, 2018
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Any education can help people be sustainable. What if this education is based on Green system of life ?
Jan 7, 2018
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Mini hydropower, Natural Disaster, self-activated early warning gauges andsafety and survival rate of poorly prepared communities..
Jan 6, 2018
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Practical steps for the development of environmental technologyby increasing green patches in third world countries
Jan 6, 2018
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The SDGs provide an opportunity to break free from the one sided goal of economic growth, while unleashing the power of example!
Jan 6, 2018
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Involving private sectors in weather and climate information service delivery task accelerate its dissemination and uptake by users.
Jan 6, 2018
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Moisture conserving ability of Zeolite minerals can be exploited to enhance crop and tree production in drought prone areas of Africa.
Jan 6, 2018
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Rapid growth in electronic devices and appliances today posses a question to how much of it is disposed rightfully with no e-waste plant?
Jan 6, 2018
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Farmers will receive advice on agricultural technologies and climate information services in their own languages by calling to call centers
Jan 5, 2018
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Sam Carana's Climate Plan complemented by responsible handling of inorganic waste, focusing on local feebates
Jan 4, 2018
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A blueprint for large scale cities sustained by renewable resources providing a high quality of life without depleting the planet
Jan 4, 2018
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The rocket stove design is arguably the most environmentally sound. Insulating ceramic rocket stoves can be mass produced almost anywhere.
Jan 4, 2018
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Smartphone app, internet of things, opendata can be used to deliver personal climate service, security & environmental monitoring worldwide
Jan 4, 2018
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Innovative development pathway to optimize the multidimensional wellbeing of human and nature is critical need of present world
Jan 3, 2018
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Generating entrepreneurial ecosystem that facilitates the transformation of ideas into enterprises in the rural areas & the forest landscape
Jan 2, 2018
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Guiding the farmers to change their crop type according to the climate, temperature, soil, and rainfall; so that maximum output is gained.
Jan 1, 2018
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The Earth is going extinct from pollution so all militaries should unite and destroy the corrupt companies whose pollution is killing us.
Dec 31, 2017
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Building an ICT-led citizen movement to address some of the Sustainable Development Goals and climate action from the bottom up.
Dec 26, 2017
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I believe that we can cool down the Earth by watering Sahara desert. We would grow plants which produce oxygen and thus decrease CO2 numbers
Dec 21, 2017
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Our plan is to build large-scale greenhouses for countries who would benefit from having a greenhouse.
Dec 21, 2017
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Using free markets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, taxing CO2 and methane gases emission. Then divide said fee evenly to everyone.
Dec 18, 2017
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A new type of fiber solar cells using the effect of total internal reflection.
Nov 29, 2017
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Major constraints to achieving CC SDGs is the wide disconnect btw policies and practice not taking the affected into planning. #WithUSnot4US
Nov 19, 2017
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The destruction of blue-green algae by microwave radiation on the surface of water bodies.
Nov 13, 2017
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Meeting any of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their 169 target requires financing. PPPs offers good option for financing
Nov 13, 2017
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Our system uses Solar concentrators to provide Power, Heat and clean water at 1/3rd the capital cost of SolarPV and has no disposable costs.
Nov 6, 2017
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Women are traditional knowledge keepers and this knowledge should inform climate-ready practices and policies.
Nov 4, 2017
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https://twitter.com/swbnme/status/926167151563739136
Nov 4, 2017
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Destruction of weeds (seeds) by microwave radiation. Reducing the use of herbicides.
Nov 3, 2017
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Cooling and a/c based on water as natural refrigerant and renewable thermal energy sources such as solar, district heating, biomass etc.
Nov 3, 2017
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Focusing on the working age group and integrate it with the goals of sustainable development is very crucial.
Nov 2, 2017
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People can watch commercial advertisement on their smart devices to fund charity. Local campuses can end hunger and homelessness worldwide.
Nov 2, 2017
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