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Winner announced for Circular Economy contest

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ENGLISH MIT CLIMATE COLAB CONTEST – JUDGES’ CHOICE AND POPULAR CHOICE AWARD WINNER ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability and Ville de Montréal would like to congratulate RecyApp for winning both the Judges’ Choice and the Popular Choice Awards for the MIT Climate CoLab contest on circular economy. The contest sought innovative solutions through projects, initiatives, technologies […]

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New contest! Your project to help small & medium-sized businesses go low-carbon could be piloted in Ontario, Canada

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  We’re excited to announce that the Centre for Social Innovation has launched a new contest on MIT Climate CoLab with up to $575,000 (CAD) in support for winners to pilot their projects. Background Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) make up 98.2% of businesses in Canada and emit as much climate change-causing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]

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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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