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Win part of $2,000 for sharing Climate CoLab contests!


We’re bringing back the Social Network Prize!

Climate CoLab recently launched 7 new contests that are accepting proposals until 9/10/2017.

Now we’re also giving away up to $2,000 to those who help us find the Grand Prize Winner.

How to win

Get your unique link and share it on Facebook, Twitter, email – anywhere.  If one of your friends (or even a friend of a friend of a friend of a friend!) wins the $10,000 Grand Prize (announced early 2018), then you’ll win a share of the $2,000 Social Network Prize.

Anyone can participate, and starting this year, members can find their links on their member profile. 


Get your unique link!


In 2014, Shane Easter won $1,000 for referring his old college classmate to Climate CoLab – and this year, it could be you! 


Follow Climate CoLab on Social Media. Like and share our posts, and tag us in your Social Network Prize posts.





Sample Social Media Posts:

Facebook & LinkedIn

Want to help problem-solve global climate change? Join a community of almost 90,000 members on MIT Climate CoLab. 7 contests are now open on the platform and accepting proposals. Contests topics include energy supply, shifting attitudes and behaviors, adaptation, and more! Submit proposals until 9/10/2017. [Insert personal share URL]

MIT’s Climate CoLab recently launched 7 new contests sourcing proposals for what can be done about global climate change. Contests topics include energy supply, transportation, carbon pricing, and more! Submit proposals & collaborate with others until 9/10/2017. [Insert personal share URL]

Support open innovation on climate? MIT Climate CoLab launched 7 new climate change contests that are open and accepting proposals until 9/10/2017. Contest topics include land use change, adaptation, carbon pricing, and buildings. Submit proposals today! [Insert personal share URL]


Interested in #citizenscience? Submit proposals to #MIT @ClimateCoLab #climatechange contests. [Insert your own URL]

Help #crowdsource #climate innovation & submit proposals to #MIT @ClimateCoLab contests by 9/10. [Insert your own URL]

Support #openinnovation on #climate by submitting proposals to MIT @ClimateCoLab’s new contests.Deadline 09/10/17. [Insert your own URL]

7 contests now open on #MIT @ClimateCoLab sourcing proposals for #energy, #adaptation, & more! [Insert your own URL]


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