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Project Save the World

Welcome to the place where members of Project Save the World can work on our open-ended "essays" on the implementation (and implications) of each of the 25 proposals which were discussed and approved at the May 30-31 'How to Save the World in a Hurry' forum. (Click here to exit this wiki and return to the Project Save the World page.)

The Platform for Survival

(note that this page is serving as an index for the 25 individual measures listed below).

War and Weapons — Especially Nuclear

1. All states owning or hosting nuclear weapons shall immediately de-alert them and commit to no-first-use.
2. All states, including those in NATO, shall sign, ratify, and within 10 years comply with the TPNW.
3. All states shall reduce their militaries and not plan war for “national security.”
4. All states shall develop a UN Emergency Peace Service to protect civilians and respond to crises.
5. All states shall ratify and fully implement the Arms Trade Treaty.
6. UN Convention on CCW and all states shall prohibit developing or deploying lethal autonomous weapons.

Global Warming

7. All states shall swiftly adopt maximally stringent efficiency standards for cars, trucks, ships, and aircraft.
8. The International Code Council shall adopt stringent performance-based building codes.
9. All states shall adopt norms and procedures for the production, recovery, and recycling of materials.
10. All states shall accelerate R&D of HVDC electric grids, energy storage, and Demand System Management.
11. All states shall incorporate environmental considerations in developing national dietary food guides.
12. All states shall negotiate to preserve and protect forests and enhance carbon sinks.

Famine

13. All states shall accelerate SDG efforts to end poverty and enable all to obtain food and potable water.
14. All states shall support improvements of soil health for resilient food production and carbon sequestration.

Pandemics

15. WHO shall promote nations’ use of Incident Management System for early detection and response to pandemics.
16. UN shall adopt a ‘one health approach’ integrating veterinary and environmental science to mitigate pandemics.

Radiation Exposure

17. To reduce radiation exposure all states shall shift immediately to efficient electricity from renewable energy.
18. All states shall prioritize the long-term control and safe storage of radioactive wastes, with public review.

Cyber Attacks

19. The UN shall declare cyberspace a peaceful commons and create a binding treaty for international cyber norms.
20. Manufacturers of ICT hardware and software shall be liable for negligent security failures that cause harm.

Enabling Measures

21. Financial organizations shall support a just transition to a low carbon future, the 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 processes, networks, and institutions.
24. Investors and regulators shall compel business to meet stringent human rights and climate standards.
25. Social movements and states shall prioritize Sustainable Common Security to address shared global challenges.

Using this wiki

This page — the homepage for the wiki — contains clickable links to each of the 25 essay pages. It may not be edited, but the other pages can (and should) be edited. Click the ‘Edit’ button, make your changes, then click ‘Save’.

Further information

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