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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight of DearTomorrow: “Promises for the Future” on Climate

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  Winners of the 2016 Climate CoLab “Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate” contest, “DearTomorrow,” are using the latest insights from social science to build climate awareness. Founded by Jill Kubit of New York and Trisha Shrum of Colorado, DearTomorrow is combating a major hurdle in climate action–making the issue feel personal and directly relevant to […]

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Improvements to the Climate CoLab platform

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Over the past few years, the Climate CoLab community has grown immensely, from a nascent community of only a few thousand, to the robust global network of nearly 80,000 members it is today. In responding to the needs and feedback of this global community, over the last several months Climate CoLab has undertaken a significant transformation […]

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MIT CCI Celebrates 10 year anniversary

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Yesterday, we celebrated the ten year anniversary of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), the institutional home of Climate CoLab. Based out of MIT’s Sloan School of Management, CCI brings together faculty and researchers across MIT to analyze how people and computers can support large-scale problem-solving. For ten years, it has been at the […]

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Climate CoLab at COP 22 in Morocco

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World flags outside the UNFCCC COP 22 conference venue in Marrakech, Morocco on Nov. 8 Monday began the United Nations climate talks, also known as COP 22, taking place in Marrakech, Morroco, November 7 – 18, 2016. Climate CoLab’s Laur Hesse Fisher, Project Manager, and Jenn Perron, Community & Partnerships Manager, will be on the ground in Marrakech, meeting […]

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Winners’ Spotlight: Winning 25°C team meets with Argentinian President

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Climate CoLab Winners, the IBTA Kiri Team, meet Argentine President & Minister of the Environment Two members of the ITBA Kiri Team, Marco Esposito & Lucia Osimani accept congratulations from Mr. Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina The “Kiri” team proved that an idea does not have to be overly complicated in order to have relevant potential for […]

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Resilience Dialogues: A New Online Platform to Support Community Resilience

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Climate CoLab provided platform for new service for communities According to the White House Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the cost of extreme weather to the US Federal Government has totaled over $357 billion over the past decade, and climate change is expected to increase this number significantly. A recent report released by the White House […]

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