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06/01/16 07:00 EDT
What other challenges should Solve CoLab run?

The challenges the world confronts are diverse and complex. Which are the most pressing? What problems would you like to see answers to?

If these questions intrigue you, you can suggest a challenge to be run on Solve CoLab, along with organizations and people who could help make it a reality. The CoLab staff will review the suggestions, and we will launch those that are likely to attract sufficient interest and have the potential to make a real impact.

28 Solutions

Solution nameAuthor(s)ModifiedContributors

How to slow down consumerismchallenge suggestion

2/21/17 Team only
Consumerism has led us to the limits of the earth's carrying capacity. How can consumerism be slowed or reversed before it is too late?

Unlimited cost-effective genertion of electricity without carbon emissiosEtzel

2/11/17 Team only
The use of a known technology for electricity generation, more effectively used and without carbon emissions

Unlimited cost-effective genertion of electricity without carbon emissiosEtzel

1/24/17 Team only
The use of a known technology for electricity generation, more effectively used and without carbon emissions

A peacemaking sustainable-resilient education based on techonogical JusticeACHE2006

1/21/17 Team only
A peacemaking sustainable-resilient education based on technological justice compromised agreements for reconciliation in Syria.

How to Reduce the Cost of Higher Education?livingfractal

1/20/17 Team only
We all agree on the issue, the question is how to get to the solution.

Saving the lives of refugees and the Environment in LebanonJABER

1/19/17 Team only
Teaching the refugees how to avoid diseases and to reduce CO2 emission during the production of their drinking water

Saving the lives of refugees and the Environment in LebanonJABER

1/19/17 Team only
Teaching the refugees how to avoid diseases and to reduce CO2 emission during the production of their drinking water

Teoria della compensazione della massa monetariapersonal research

1/8/17 Team only
New international rule for Central Bank printing for free money in the same quantity of interest rate and spend for UN-MDG

TEACH Real Historylindadee

1/6/17 Team only
23 yr old teachrs no history. Union employees, take last few yrs of work to teach next generation,give a degree to teach neighbor schools.

The Birth Wisdom Bank - Unquy Yachay Qullqui Wasikeya1313

1/4/17 Team only
A multi-media platform that delivers reproductive health education to rural midwives, while acting as a depository for traditional practices

ROBOOX, the first voice powered bookkeeping AppSep Armeen

1/2/17 Team only
ROBOOX, the first voice powered bookkeeping App

Fukashima Radiation & Ocean Water/EcosystemsSassyCephalopods

12/30/16 Team only
Buckle up your seat belts, Mr Pickles is taking this bus straight down the rabbit hole.

Self Sustaining Economy - Start and End at Hunger Eradicationibnunain

12/27/16 Team only
How can "Population" be resources themselves instead of being strain on the limited resources? How can we make people self sustainable?

Model for a pragmatic, pliable universal ethic for decision-makers in aid.Sensible Gene

12/14/16 Team only
Urgent need for a pragmatic universally applicable ethic in business and governance of healthcare, aid and environmental programs.

#SmartCities#SDGs #transport #airpollution (Right to Breath)sureshkito

12/2/16 Team only
No Pollution by cars,Use GPS capsule https://www.facebook.com/Global-Goal-No13-A-solution-for-City-Pollution-The-Smart-City-147941658897870/

Solving Watersakkout

12/1/16 Anyone
A large-scale desalination challenge is needed to reclaim desert regions and address water scarcity around the world.

Design Solutions to Ensure Redundancy/Continuity of Electrical Supplytfields

9/13/16 Anyone
Digitization of personal, commercial, and everyday life relies on a single resource that will result in catastrophic failure should it fail.

Ideal evaluation systemPineTree

9/9/16 Team only
What would be the most effective way to encourage students to study, yet at the same time lessen the stress for the students?

Critically Re-Thinking Global Building Activity: a New Material/Energy ParadigmZERO+ Consortium

8/17/16 Team only
Only hydrocarbon reserves offer a solution at civilizational-scale to a projected doubling of buildings by 2050.

Deacidification of oceans and normalization of global water cycleJudy_

8/16/16 Team only
Water cycles in nature may be composed of: water evaporation from ground level, condensation at high altitudes, and eventual precipitation.

TRUE DEMOCRACY = INTERNET VOTINGequal2u

8/13/16 Team only

Duckweed as alternative source of Protein and StarchAl Gonzalez Orduno

8/12/16 Team only
Duckweed an alternative for a high quality organic protein and starch source to improve the diet through aquaculture poultry cattle & swin

Power of Sport for Social ChangePower of Sport

8/11/16 Team only
Sport can help solve the world most important problems. This is the #powerofsport

Cheap & abundant H2, NH3, oil, electricity from CO2, air, H2O and sunshineJudbarovski

8/8/16 Team only
cheap solar heat for special cycled chemistry is a key for green economics of very cheap & abundant production and energy.

Learn: Systemic Renewal & Public Innovationryanjamurphy and 1 other

8/5/16 Anyone
How can we innovate public education systems to deliver on outcomes required for 21st-century success while maintaining equitable access?

Creation of open source exoskeleton design to help millions of people walkmichael.jensen

8/3/16 Team only

Powering CUREworkhorse

8/3/16 Team only

Building a Humanized Internet: Identity as a Servicemmorrow

8/2/16 Team only
By matching GPS locations and profiles stored on the Blockchain, refugees can both arrange and secure their location before arrival.