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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Dharma K.C. and Prativa Bastola

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners-spotlight-dharma-kc-and-prativa-bastola.  In Nepal, the use of open-fire cooking causes significant health and environmental issues. Environmental engineer, Dharma K.C, partnered with Prativa Bastola and Climate Advocacy Internationaland developed a proposal for the 2018 Energy Supply […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Nils Methling and Aléxia Teren

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners-spotlight-nils-methling-alexia-teren.  Nils Methling and Aléxia Teren of Gensoric have proposed an inovative home energy system that recycles atmospheric CO2into methanol. Their winning Climate CoLab proposal, which was submitted to the Buildings 2018 contest, involves the […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Guakia Ambiente & Michela Izzo

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners-spotlight-guakia-ambiente-michela-izzo. The Caribbean faces many energy supply issues, including a dependence on fossil fuels, low stability of the electrical system, and maintenance issues. Homes in rural areas are particularly impacted by these […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Swapan Mehra

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners%E2%80%99-spotlight-swapan-mehra.  In the Indian State of Assam, nearly 75% of the population (24 million people) use fuelwood for cooking energy. A significant share of this demand is met by the local forests, leading […]

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“Superminds” available now! New book from Climate CoLab founder

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    NEW! Superminds The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together BY THOMAS W. MALONE From the founder of Climate CoLab comes a fascinating look at the intelligence exhibited by groups of people and computers working together. Order Today MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and Climate CoLab are excited to announce the coming release […]

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Semi-Finalists Announced for Absorbing Climate Impacts contest!

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Since November 2017, 72 proposals were submitted to the Absorbing Climate Impacts contest. The contest, that was held in partnership with UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R and InsuResilience, sought proposals that suggested ways climate risk insurance can be linked with other forms of social protection to help vulnerable communities absorb climate impacts. The UN Climate […]

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