The winners of the 2014 Climate CoLab contests will present their work at conference breakout sessions, and attendees will have a chance to roll up their sleeves and help propel these projects into action. Here’s a sneak peek of some of the winning work:
Turn your phone into a virtual power plant and get paid to optimize your energy. We can pay people to use less electricity when their energy is coming from the grid’s most carbon-intensive power plants.
Recycling Debris for Climate Adaptation. Cement production is one of the largest carbon emitters. We have a way to reduce and recycle cement debris after severe events.
Sno-Caps: The People’s Cap-And-Trade. We can launch a global cap-and-trade today that sidesteps politics and incentivizes the masses.
Visualizing climate-changed futures with serious play. FutureCoast: a fun storymaking game with voicemails leaked from climate-changed futures. They appear in our time as mysterious “chronofacts”.