We envision a more prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient economy, where finance flows to green projects and activities, and where motivated people are empowered with the skills and capacity they need to take action.
This progress can only be achieved through systemic change – change that includes innovation across business, investment, regulation, governance structures, values and mindsets. We invite you to leverage Climathon Houston as a way to start ideating and innovating a solutions in these areas, or to continue working on and engaging people in solutions you may already be developing, especially those that relate to:
- 12:00-12:10 PM Welcome Remarks + Get to know what we have in store for you for Climathon Houston 2021!
- 12:10-12:40PM Challenge Lightning Round
- 12:40-13:00PM Team Building: Set your teams up on the platform to start conversation and collaboration before transitioning to Discord.
- Promote retrofit and decentralized energy
- Create green, resilient cities
- Accelerate clean urban mobility
Sustainable Land Use
- Make agriculture climate-smart
- Transform food systems
- Nurture forests in integrated landscapes
Sustainable Production Systems
- Recast materials production
- Reduce industry emissions
- Reboot regional economies
Decision Metrics and Finance
- Mainstream climate in financial markets
- Democratize climate risk information
- Foster bankable green assets in cities
Learn More About the Climathon: https://climathonhouston.com
Other Important Dates
10/13 Open Project Night SDG 7 & SDG 13 // 5-6:30PM CST
10/25-29 Self Organized Hacking Continues on Discord
10/28 Final Virtual Working Session on Discord // 4-5PM CST
10/29 Submit Solutions on DevPost by 12:00PM CST
11/1 Winners Announced at 12PM CST
Thank you to our sponsors:
Sponsor this year’s Climathon: https://www.betterunite.com/impacthubhouston-climathonhouston2021sponsorship
WATCH the Trailer for Houston’s First Climathon in 2019: Hacking Solutions for Climate Action and Resilience!