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2017 Climate CoLab Semi-Finalists Announced

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  From June to September, 2017, nearly 300 proposals on ways to tackle global climate change were submitted to seven open, online contests on MIT’s Climate CoLab. Climate CoLab would like to thank all of the proposal authors who created them, the expert Advisors and Judges who contributed their expertise to the contest process, and […]

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

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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 […]

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Winners Announced for the UN Climate Resilience Initiative “Anticipating Climate Hazards” Contest

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We are excited to announce the winners of the Anticipating Climate Hazards Contest, held in collaboration with the UN Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R)– a global multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at accelerating action on the ground to enhance climate resilience for the most vulnerable countries and people by 2020. In September 2016, alongside the High-Level Launch of the […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: FlyCycle: An urban bike rack design

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The 2016 “Designing High Density Urban Bike Parking” contest winners Julia Hansen and Jeff Olinger of Cambridge, MA, are reinventing the way people store bikes in urban environments, with a bike rack design that strikes a balance between visual appeal, space conservation, and function. The concept has really taken off the ground since their participation […]

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Semi-Finalists Announced in Anticipating Climate Hazards Contest

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    We are excited to announce the Semi-Finalists in the MIT Climate CoLab and The UN Secretary-General’s Climate Resilience Initiative’s “Anticipating Climate Hazards” contest– an effort aimed at sourcing innovative ideas on early warning systems and actions for climate resilience. The UN Secretary-General’s Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R) is a global, multi-stakeholder effort to accelerate […]

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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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