Humanity is facing an environmental emergency. World and business leaders have failed to take action to address the problem. Do you have ideas about how we can protect the planet and make our leaders take action?
At last year’s United Nations Climate Action Summit, it was a 16 year old environmental activist named Greta Thunberg who stood in front of world leaders and said:
Can your generation accept the challenge and protect the planet? Do you have solutions for how we can save the environment and convince our leaders to take action?
Think about the following environmental problems, then select one problem which you feel most passionately about and tell us your solution:
In less than 1,000 words, describe your solution to one of these environmental problems. If you wish, add pictures and videos to help our judges better visualise your solution.
Search your creative mind and experiment with possibilities. Do not hold back or criticise your ideas. Remember, with creative thinking there is no idea that is ‘too wild’, ‘absurd’, ‘impossible’ or ‘half-baked’.
Your ideas will be judged on their creativity and innovation. That is - how original, new, inventive and groundbreaking they are.
These questions can help you to think about your ideas:
If you have any questions about any of the above, please let us know and our team will be happy to help!
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