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Spotlight: Aiming High for Cleaner Energy Supplies

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Alex Kwan, originally from San Francisco, joins the Climate CoLab for a second year as a Fellow for the exciting and active Energy Supply contest. 2014 Fellow Alex Kwan We chatted with Alex to learn more about the inspiration behind his involvement in the Energy Supply contest and how he contributes to the development of climate change solutions through his career. Here’s what Alex had […]

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Climate CoLab featured in the Guardian

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On April 15, 2014 the Guardian featured the Climate CoLab in its article, “Crowdsourcing climate change, one contest at a time,” by Sarah Shemkus. For millions of people, Wikipedia is a quick and easy way to settle a factual disagreement or research a school paper. For Thomas Malone, professor of management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT), […]

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Spotlight: Popular Choice Award winner, turned contest author

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Seasonal Migration Routes Identification System and Workshops: A New Strategy, a proposal submitted in the 2013 Urban Adaptation Contest, won Michaël Houle last year’s Popular Choice Award. Over the past year, Michaël has updated and improved upon his winning project, and plans to present it to an international organization by the end of this year.

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Spotlight: Developing real local impacts, “drop by drop”

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Rongkun Liu, a Fellow in this year’s Adaptation to Climate Change contest, brings his enthusiasm, expertise and experience in climate change adaptation to the Climate CoLab. A thorough understanding of both adaptation and  contest processes stems from Rongkun’s past participation as a volunteer assessor for the World Bank’s Development Marketplace project, where he helped identify […]

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