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Adaptation
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Incentivized disaster preparedness & gamification by Saadithya + Sarkar

Platform to drive disaster risk preparedness with chatbots, gamification, incentives, insurance innovation; & bridge multiple stakeholders.


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Naturally heated homes for colder and poorer regions of the world by Javed Sultan

Searching for Building Technology that are less fossil fuel dependent, affordable, encourage capacity building, and more climate responsive.


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User-Maintained, Highly Efficient Solar Powered Water Purification Systems by PV Pure

Our solar-power purification systems are cost-effective, easy to maintain, and sustainably use varied water sources to combat disaster risk.

Buildings
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Naturally heated homes for colder and poorer regions of the world by Javed Sultan

Teaching people to build low carbon footprint, energy efficient, and naturally heated homes in poorer and colder regions of the world.


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willpower-energy: Make your own fuel from CO2 at home by Alexia Ferreira Teren and 1 other

willpower-energy makes it possible to transform atmospheric CO2 into fuel and to store energy – in your own home for your own home.


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willpower-energy: Make your own fuel from CO2 at home by Alexia Ferreira Teren and 1 other

willpower-energy makes it possible to transform atmospheric CO2 into fuel and to store energy – in your own home for your own home.

Carbon Pricing
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Put A Price On It by Our Climate

Empower students and millennials across the U.S. to hold polluters accountable with a price on carbon pollution.


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Proxy pricing carbon in state govt procurement, contracting, and acquistion by Adele Morris

Proxy pricing adds a hypothetical carbon surcharge to market energy prices when choosing among emissions-intensive goods and services.


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Revenue Neutral Carbon Fee and Dividend: Bending the Emissions Curve by CitizensClimateLobby

A revenue neutral, rising fee on GHG emissions will steer the economy to a low-carbon future and re-establish US climate leadership.

Energy Supply
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HELIAC Solar Cooker – Inexpensive, But Efficient by HELIAC

The Heliac Solar Cooker is inexpensive but efficient. A lens focusing sunlight generates heat. Improvements, distribution, & sales welcome.


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Clean cooking solutions and development of a climate change mitigation programme by Climate Advocacy

Replacement of open fire stoves with improved cookstoves can reduce indoor air pollution & can cut the amount of GHG emissions significantly.


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Community micro hydropower generation in the Hispaniola island by REDSER

Community managed micro hydropower systems are a key instrument for climate change mitigation and sustainable development at local scale.

Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Waste Management
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Developing an Alternative to Shifting Cultivation in North-East India. by David Gandhi and 4 others

The SALT approach will be adapted to offer hill tribes a sustainable and climate smart alternative to shifting cultivation.


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Developing an Alternative to Shifting Cultivation in North-East India. by David Gandhi and 4 others

The SALT approach will be adapted to offer hill tribes a sustainable and climate smart alternative to shifting cultivation.


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Assam Fuelwood Decision Support System (AFDSS) by Swapan Mehra and 5 others

Systems dynamics modelling approach to address unsustainable extraction of fuelwood from forests and promote adoption of clean technologies

Shifting Attitudes & Behaviors
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Climate Stories: a mobile community planning hub for climate adaptation by Urban Fabrick

Climate Stories is an interactive mobile community hub for climate change engagement, planning & action.


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Youth Climate Leaders (YCL) by Cassia Moraes and 4 others

Young people traveling the world and working together to learn more about climate change and start their careers as climate leaders.


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Youth Climate Leaders (YCL) by Cassia Moraes and 4 others

Young people traveling the world and working together to learn more about climate change and start their careers as climate leaders.

Transportation
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Solar powered boats; fostering marine eco-conservation by Birupakshya Dixit and 1 other

Use of Solar boats in tourist places can reduce the air, water and noise pollution.


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Detox the Fleet by Bill Ferree and 2 others

Battery electric drive retrofit protocol for small commercial vehicles. Used cars, vans, delivery trucks–carbon emission free.


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Solar powered boats; fostering marine eco-conservation by Birupakshya Dixit and 1 other

Use of Solar boats in tourist places can reduce the air, water and noise pollution.

Partner Contests

Anticipating Climate Hazards
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Improving Disaster Preparedness of Deaf People, Philippines by Rommel Lo

Helping the Deaf community prepare for disasters begins with signing the signs of disaster.


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The VNMS and Lifetowers: Solutions for last mile early warning dissemination by Animesh Prakash

Low cost solutions for effective last mile early warning dissemination.