Tag Archives: Climate Change

Submission: September 03, 2018
Registration: September 03, 2018
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open

 

We are very happy to announce that reTHINKING competitions has just launched the new contest #017 Global Warming Center. The ice shelf or sea in the Arctic region is crucial in maintaining the global climate due to its reflectivity. The melting of this ice can also increase global warming due to positive feedback effects, where warming generates more heat as solar absorption increases. The loss of this layer of ice can represent a turning point in global warming, when the ‘decontrol’ of climate change starts.

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Submission: March 10, 2016
Registration: March 10, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Publication and Trip to Captiva Island, Florida, USA
Type: Open

 

The Shivaji Competition seeks actual and impossible ideas to maintain human habitation on islands and deltas doomed by at least one meter sea level rise in the 21st century.  All entries will be submitted as animated GIFs for social media broadcast and museum exhibition.  One finalist will be selected to participate in the Rising Waters Confab 2016 to be held on Captiva Island, Florida, USA in May, 2016.  Roundtrip transportation provided.  Continue reading

Submission: February 19, 2016
Registration: February 12, 2016
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 500$, 2nd Prize: 300$, 3rd Prize: 200$
Type: Open

 

Not all winter cities are alike. Some have repeated months of below freezing temperatures and predictable snow accumulation, while others face high variability and frequent freeze/thaw cycles. The latter cities may experience 100 or more freeze/thaw cycles a year, creating unique challenges for public space use, outdoor event planning, roadway maintenance, and infrastructure design. Continue reading