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Winner Spotlight: James D'Angelo of Sno-Caps: The People's Cap-and-Trade

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James D’Angelo’s idea for a people’s carbon trading platform, Sno-Caps, emerged through his interest to find interactive and decentralized mechanisms for solutions to climate change.  Sno-Caps conjoins features of Regulation by Reputation (RBR) and cap-and-trade to produce a global carbon trading structure for all people to participate in. As a 2014 Judge’s Choice Winner in […]

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ClimateWire: MIT competition uses crowdsourcing to find climate change solutions

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Niina Heikkinen, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, October 7, 2014  Copyright 2014, Environment and Energy Publishing LLC. Reprinted with permission. Last week, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Collective Intelligence announced the winners of the 2014 Climate CoLab, a project that uses crowdsourcing to develop effective proposals to mitigate the effects of climate change. Contestants from […]

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2014 Climate CoLab Winners Announced

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In March 2014, the Climate CoLab opened 18 contests on key challenges the world is facing as we confront climate change. Nearly 600 proposals were submitted and evaluated by the Judges, who then selected 100 Semi-Finalists. After a round of feedback from the Judges and the community has been implemented in the proposals, 64 proposals […]

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Press Release: 34 Winning Proposals to Combat Climate Change Announced

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34 Winning Proposals to Combat Climate Change Announced MIT Climate CoLab’s online platform leverages the collective intelligence of people from around the world. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Today, the Climate CoLab, a project of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), released 34 proposals that outline effective actions to combat climate change. “What makes […]

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