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New contest on reshaping development pathways in LDCs

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What are the most innovative, scalable solutions and best practices to restore degraded landscapes (agro-, silvo-, pastoral and natural ecosystems), helping vulnerable communities in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to become more climate resilient?   We’re excited to announce that the Global Resilience Partnership, UK aid, and UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R have launched a new contest […]

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3Q: Kathleen Kennedy on community-level climate resilience at COP24

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This post was originally published by MITEI on December 14, 2018. Read the original post here: http://energy.mit.edu/news/3q-kathleen-kennedy-on-community-level-climate-resilience-at-cop24/. At the UN Climate Change Conference, COP24, Kathleen Kennedy, executive director of MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence, moderated a discussion with winners of an MIT Climate CoLab contest co-sponsored by the United Nations. Here, she talks with MITEI about the winning projects and […]

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2018 In Review: Happy New Year From Climate CoLab

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A lot of exciting things happened for Climate CoLab in 2018. Winners were announced for seven sectoral climate change contests ranging from land use change to adaptation. These winners were invited to activities that took place at MIT and in Boston, and had the opportunity to present their proposals in front of a variety of […]

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Final report from Futures CoLab– a scenario development exercise from ClimateWorks Foundation, MIT CCI, & Future Earth– released today

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It is impossible to predict what the world will be like in 2050, but it is possible to shape that world. It was with this in mind that the ClimateWorks Foundation teamed up with Futures CoLab, a collaboration between Future Earth and the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence–the home of Climate CoLab–to conduct an interactive […]

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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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