Photo credit: Aysan Amirghiyasvand (Instagram: photomundial_) Two years ago, MIT Climate CoLab and the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R), announced that they will collaborate to launch a series of global, online contests to help strengthen the resilience of vulnerable countries to respond to climate-related hazards. The first installment of this […]Read more about: UN Climate Resilience Initiative (A2R), InsuResilience and MIT Climate CoLab Announce New Climate Resilience Contest
Climate CoLab recently launched a set of workspaces around key areas of the climate change problem– where members are invited to submit proposals and collaborate with the global community. What are workspaces? Workspaces are an area where members can work on proposals and find collaborators outside of official contests. While they do not include an […]Read more about: New workspaces open!
Members of the Climate CoLab team will be participating in this year’s United Nations climate talks, also known as COP 23, hosted by the Government of Fiji and held in Bonn, Germany. Thomas Malone, Laur Hesse Fisher, and Kathleen Kennedy will be on the ground, meeting with organizational and governmental partners about how crowds and […]Read more about: Climate CoLab in Bonn for COP 23
What combinations of Climate CoLab proposals could help achieve multiple Sustainable Development Goals? In 2015, global leaders came together to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)– a set of seventeen goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. However, this broad range of goals poses severe challenges for decision-makers. New […]Read more about: UN Environment & Climate CoLab Announce SDG Contest