The Florida Climate Institute is calling on all students across our universities to create compelling videos on climate challenges that will promote understanding of impacts and inspire action!
October 20, 2017: Latest date on which to submit to Carolyn Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
October 27, 2017: Judging concludes and winners from each university notified. Top 2 videos from each university will be entered into a statewide competition to be judged by broader panel.
November 10, 2017: Statewide winners announced and top 2 videos sent to Compact for showing at summit December 14-16.
- Form an interdisciplinary/creative team (min. 2 disciplines) to address climate-related challenges and solutions
- Illustrate how science informs solutions but communicate a story in a new/novel way
- Show evidence of the challenge and the significance of the challenge to society
- Explain how adaptation and/or mitigation strategies will help society and better lives in a way that a non-scientist would fully understand. Potential audiences would include civic leaders, public health professionals, environmental advocates, neighborhood associations, developers, residential property owners, industries/polluters, teachers in grade school, middle or high school, engineers and architects, professional organizations
- Each participating FCI university will hold a campus-wide event in late September. Contact your FCI representative directly for local event info at http://floridaclimateinstitute.org/about/executive-board
- The winning work from each local campus event will be entered into a statewide competition.
- The winners from the statewide competition will receive cash prizes and be able to show their work at the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact Summit December 14-15 in Fort Lauderdale. The first place award for the statewide competition will be $500. The second place award for the statewide competition will be $250.