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 ===== Project Save the World ===== ===== Project Save the World =====
  
-Welcome to the place where members of Project Save the World can work on open-ended '​essays'​ on two broad themes:+===== The Platform for Survival =====
  
-**A**) Clarifying ​the wording on the **May 312018 Platform for Survival**. The planks/​proposals to be reworded are as follows (click on the //​numbers//,​ not the words, to access the page where each of these can be edited):+To edit one of the numbered Platform pagesjust click on its link below. ​
  
-  ​* **[[17.]]** To reduce radiation exposure all states shall shift immediately to efficient electricity from renewable energy. +You can begin editing your page by clicking the **pencil icon** on the right of the pageThe text display will change ​to a plain fontwith a formatting menu above. Enter in your text changes, and use the menu to enter formatting codes for the headingslinksetc as necessaryAuto-numbered footnotes are also an option -- contact info@kgsimons.org for full details.
-  * **[[21.]]** Financial organizations shall support a just transition ​to a low carbon futurethe SDGs, and peace. +
-  * **[[22.]]** Civil society alliances shall bring justice priorities ​to the agendas of major global organizations. +
-  * **[[23.]]** Sub-national governments shall exercise leadership in global processesnetworksand institutions. +
-  * **[[24.]]** Investors and regulators shall compel business to meet stringent human rights and climate standards.+
  
-**B**) **[[Six Threats: Introductory Essays]]** -- detailed descriptions of each of the six global threats (plus enabling measures) ​for their respective pages on the tosavetheworld.ca website+When finished, press the **Save** button at the foot of the page. If you need to return to the homepage -- for instance, to check another proposal -- click on the coloured "​Project Save the World" icon on the top of every page.
  
-**C**) **[[The Platform for Survival]]** -- comprehensive strategies to implement each of the 25 proposals which were discussed and approved at the May 30-312018 '​How ​to Save the World in a Hurry' forum.+Every page on the wiki also has a "page history";​ click the clock / arrow icon on the rightand then click on the "​sunglasses"​ icon to highlight ​the differences between any page and its predecessor
  
-If you have been asked to contribute a wording proposal or an essay, please click on the relevant category or page above.+Note that this page is serving as an index for the 25 individual measures listed below. Pages with full content -- that is, with a comprehensive strategy for implementation -- are marked with a #.
  
-Click on the pencil icon (upper right on a standard browser screen) to enter edit mode. Click on Save (bottom left) to save your work. +===War and Weapons — Especially Nuclear=== 
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 +1. [[All states owning or hosting nuclear weapons shall immediately de-alert them and commit to no-first-use.]] # 
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 +2. [[All states, including those in NATO, shall sign, ratify, and within 10 years comply with the TPNW.]] # 
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 +3. [[All states shall reduce their militaries and not plan war for “national security.”]] # 
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 +4. [[All states shall develop a UN Emergency Peace Service to protect civilians and respond to crises.]] # 
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 +5. [[All states shall ratify and fully implement the Arms Trade Treaty.]] # 
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 +6. [[UN Convention on CCW and all states shall prohibit developing or deploying lethal autonomous weapons.]] # 
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 +===Global Warming=== 
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 +7. [[All states shall swiftly adopt maximally stringent efficiency standards for cars, trucks, ships, and aircraft.]] # 
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 +8. [[The International Code Council shall adopt stringent performance-based building codes.]] # 
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 +9. [[All states shall adopt norms and procedures for the production, recovery, and recycling of materials.]] # 
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 +10. [[All states shall accelerate R&D of HVDC electric grids, energy storage, and Demand System Management.]] # 
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 +11. [[All states shall incorporate environmental considerations in developing national dietary food guides.]] # 
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 +12. [[All states shall negotiate to preserve and protect forests and enhance carbon sinks.]] # 
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 +===Famine=== 
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 +13. [[All states shall accelerate SDG efforts to end poverty and enable all to obtain food and potable water.]] # 
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 +14. [[All states shall support improvements of soil health for resilient food production and carbon sequestration.]] # 
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 +===Pandemics=== 
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 +15. [[WHO shall promote nations’ use of Incident Management System for early detection and response to pandemics.]] # 
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 +16. [[UN shall adopt a ‘one health approach’ integrating veterinary and environmental science to mitigate pandemics.]] # 
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 +===Radiation Exposure=== 
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 +17. [[:​radiation :All states shall shift rapidly to effective generation of electricity by using renewable energy.]] # 
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 +18. [[:​radiation :All states shall prioritize the long-term control and safe storage of radioactive wastes, with public review.]] # 
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 +===Cyber Attacks=== 
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 +19. [[:cyber :The UN shall declare cyberspace a peaceful commons and create a binding treaty for international cyber norms.]] # 
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 +20. [[:cyber :​Manufacturers of ICT hardware and software shall be liable for negligent security failures that cause harm.]] # 
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 +===Enabling Measures=== 
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 +21. [[:enabling :All states shall support SDGs, tax wealth and financial transactions,​ and redistribute funds equitably.]] # 
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 +22. [[:enabling :All multilateral institutions shall heed the demands of international civil society alliances for justice.]] # 
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 +23. [[:enabling :​Sub-national governments and non-state actors shall exercise leadership in solving global problems.]] # 
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 +24. [[:enabling :Investors and regulators shall compel all businesses to comply with the U.N. Global Compact.]] # 
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 +25. [[:enabling :Social movements and states shall prioritize Sustainable Common Security to address shared global challenges.]] # 
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 +==== Using this page ==== 
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 +This page contains clickable links to each of the 25 essay pages. If you have been asked to contribute a commentary on one of the 25 planks, please click on the relevant title above. 
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 +When you arrive on the correct page, click on the pencil icon (upper right on a standard browser screen) to enter edit mode. Click on Save (bottom left) to save your work. 
  
 Please be sure to add your name or initials to the "Edit summary"​ box (at the bottom of the page when in text editing mode). Please be sure to add your name or initials to the "Edit summary"​ box (at the bottom of the page when in text editing mode).
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