In the summer of 2017, Climate CoLab opened seven contests on key challenges in addressing climate change, including reducing emissions in transportation, implementing a price on carbon, preparing for climate impacts, and others. Nearly 300 proposals were submitted to the platform, and evaluated by expert Judges, who then selected 95 Semi-Finalists. Authors had a chance to […]Read more about: Winners Announced in 7 Climate Contests!
Since November, 2017, 70 proposals were submitted to the Exploring Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development contest. The contest, that was held in partnership with UN Environment, sought combinations of Climate CoLab proposals that could help achieve multiple Sustainable Development Goals. Contest winners will be invited to showcase their work at UN Environment’s conference in Kenya (expenses-paid), […]Read more about: Semi-Finalists Announced for UN Environment SDG Contest!
What projects, initiatives, technologies or strategies can support cities in their transition towards a circular economy? Cities are at the center of global economic growth and account for 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions¹. These emissions are driven by activities at the heart of the urban economy². To maintain high economic growth rates, increase productivity, […]Read more about: New Circular Economy Contest from the City of Montréal and ICLEI