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Winners announced for contest on helping small & medium-sized businesses go low-carbon in Ontario, Canada

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ANNOUNCING WINNERS OF THE HELPING SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES GO LOW CARBON COMPETITION   Climate Smart and Pitstop Connect declared winners of the Centre for Social Innovation and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Climate CoLab competition   (Toronto) Small to Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) make up 98.2% of businesses in Canada, and emit as much […]

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Winners announced for Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency contest

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MIT Climate CoLab and Horizon18–a global event-driven platform that harnesses the international movement towards a clean economy–are excited to announce the Winners for the Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency contest.  20 innovative proposals were submitted to the contest, and evaluated by a team of expert Judges, who selected 4 proposals as Finalists. The contest was then opened […]

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Finalists announced for contest on helping small & medium-sized businesses go low-carbon in Ontario, Canada

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  MIT Climate CoLab and the Centre for Social Innovation in Toronto, Canada are excited to announce the Finalists for the Helping Small and Medium Businesses Go Low Carbon contest. Expert Judges evaluated the 30 proposals submitted to the platform and selected 5 proposals to advance as Finalists. Finalist proposals are now eligible for a round of […]

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Winners announced for Anticipating Climate Hazards contest

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MIT Climate CoLab, the UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R, and InsuResilience are excited to announce the Winners for the Absorbing Climate Impacts contest. Photo credit: Aysan Amirghiyasvand (Instagram: photomundial_) Over 72 innovative proposals were submitted to the contest, and evaluated by a team of expert Judges, who selected 10 proposals as Semi-Finalists. Authors had a chance to […]

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Letter from Laur Hesse Fisher, Climate CoLab Project Manager

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Dear Climate CoLab community, As of July 2nd, I’ll be leaving Climate CoLab and joining a different team at the institute, the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative, to expand MIT’s public engagement on climate change, including the extension of the ClimateX Science & Action web platform. Annalyn Bachmann, who has been our part-time Project Assistant for […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Bill Ferree

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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-bill-ferree Can we, and should we, refurbish older, gas powered vehicles to make them more energy efficient and lower their carbon footprint? Aging commercial vehicles, including cars, vans, and delivery trucks, are a […]

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