Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and natural disasters in all countries
Integrate climate change measures into national policies, strategies and planning
- Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
- Implement the commitment undertaken by developed-country parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to a goal of mobilizing jointly $100 billion annually by 2020 from all sources to address the needs of developing countries in the context of meaningful mitigation actions and transparency on implementation and fully operationalize the Green Climate Fund through its capitalization as soon as possible
- Promote mechanisms for raising capacity for effective climate change-related planning and management in least developed countries and small island developing States, including focusing on women, youth and local and marginalized communities
A system of pedestrian-friendly green corridors, built over unused road space, that connect the green spaces of Paris, inspired by the brain's neural network.
An ecological sister school program pairing students of different socioeconomic backgrounds, inspired by DNA repair mechanisms.
An alternative "green currency" that rewards users for performing environmentally friendly actions, inspired by the kidney's ability to reclaim and reuse waste.
A whimsical approach to urban greening using moss art on building facades and billboards, inspired by the process of pufferfish nest construction.
Harnessing the Seine
Hydroelectric kinetic turbines on the bed of the Seine that generate electricity for the subway system, inspired by the ATP synthase enzyme.
A network of green walls and open planter beds lining the Seine that mitigate urban heat island effect and provide a sustainable alternative to love locks, inspired by microbiome therapy.
Paris Without Cars
Dynamic bike lanes that adapt to changing traffic patterns, inspired by veins and capillaries.
An educational curriculum and public festival focused on making art with recycled materials, inspired by the Central Dogma.