In the summer of 2017, Climate CoLab opened seven contests on key challenges in addressing climate change, including reducing emissions in transportation, implementing a price on carbon, preparing for climate impacts, and others. Nearly 300 proposals were submitted to the platform, and evaluated by expert Judges, who then selected 95 Semi-Finalists. Authors had a chance to […]Read more about: Winners Announced in 7 Climate Contests!
Since November, 2017, 70 proposals were submitted to the Exploring Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development contest. The contest, that was held in partnership with UN Environment, sought combinations of Climate CoLab proposals that could help achieve multiple Sustainable Development Goals. Contest winners will be invited to showcase their work at UN Environment’s conference in Kenya (expenses-paid), […]Read more about: Semi-Finalists Announced for UN Environment SDG Contest!
What projects, initiatives, technologies or strategies can support cities in their transition towards a circular economy? Cities are at the center of global economic growth and account for 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions¹. These emissions are driven by activities at the heart of the urban economy². To maintain high economic growth rates, increase productivity, […]Read more about: New Circular Economy Contest from the City of Montréal and ICLEI
MIT Climate CoLab is excited to announce 37 from seven innovative sector specific contests. Earlier this fall, expert Judges evaluated the nearly 300 proposals submitted to the platform, and selected 95 proposals to advance as Semi-Finalists. Semi-Finalists then had the opportunity to revise their proposals prior to a second evaluation. These 37 Finalists were identified as […]Read more about: Finalists announced! Voting now open!
Photo credit: Aysan Amirghiyasvand (Instagram: photomundial_) Two years ago, MIT Climate CoLab and the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R), announced that they will collaborate to launch a series of global, online contests to help strengthen the resilience of vulnerable countries to respond to climate-related hazards. The first installment of this […]Read more about: UN Climate Resilience Initiative (A2R), InsuResilience and MIT Climate CoLab Announce New Climate Resilience Contest
Climate CoLab recently launched a set of workspaces around key areas of the climate change problem– where members are invited to submit proposals and collaborate with the global community. What are workspaces? Workspaces are an area where members can work on proposals and find collaborators outside of official contests. While they do not include an […]Read more about: New workspaces open!