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Fellow Spotlight: Lydia Omuko

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Lydia Omuko is a 2015 Climate CoLab Fellow in the Other Developing Countries’ Climate Action Plan contest. This contest is one of our newly released regional climate action plans, where members can combine proposals from other Climate CoLab contests to form a coherent set of actions that can be taken in each region (India, China, […]

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Fellow Spotlight: Monika Dos Santos

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Dr. Monika Dos Santos is a 2015 Climate CoLab Fellow in the Adaption Contest. Monika was also a 2013 Popular Choice Winner with her “Steps to an Ecology of Mind-Climate Change Impact/Adaptation Strategy in Africa” proposal for the shifting cultures for a changing climate contest. We had the opportunity to speak to Monika about her work with […]

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Climate CoLab featured in ClimateWire

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Latest MIT ‘CoLab’ contest seeks ideas for regional climate plans around the world Brittany Patterson, E&E reporter Published: Thursday, May 14, 2015 Copyright 2014, Environment and Energy Publishing LLC. Reprinted with permission. Full Article In the months before climate change negotiators take the stage in Paris, citizens will have the opportunity to create climate change action […]

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Press Release: Crowdsourcing climate strategy

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Crowdsourcing climate strategy MIT-based center gives everyone the chance to propose and test their global plan to confront climate change. CAMBRIDGE, MA – As world climate leaders prepare for the international climate talks in Paris later this year, the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence’s Climate CoLab is launching a new set of contests today that gives […]

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Now open: Build a regional climate action plan

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Update 07/16:  The contest deadline and proposal format has been edited, and this page has been updated to reflect those changes. Today, the Climate CoLab launched six new contests where anyone can create their own regional climate action plan and estimate its effectiveness in addressing climate change. The contests focus on six distinct regions: China, India, United […]

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Boston Globe: To address climate change, MIT lab seeks the wisdom of crowds

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By Sarah Shemkus GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MAY 11, 2015 Thomas Malone does not believe there is a solution to the problem of climate change. He thinks there are lots of solutions — and he has set out to find them. MIT’s Thomas Malone says climate change is not a problem that one person or one organization can solve […]

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