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“Superminds” available now! New book from Climate CoLab founder

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    NEW! Superminds The Surprising Power of People and Computers Thinking Together BY THOMAS W. MALONE From the founder of Climate CoLab comes a fascinating look at the intelligence exhibited by groups of people and computers working together. Order Today MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and Climate CoLab are excited to announce the coming release […]

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Semi-Finalists Announced for Absorbing Climate Impacts contest!

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Since November 2017, 72 proposals were submitted to the Absorbing Climate Impacts contest. The contest, that was held in partnership with UN Climate Resilience Initiative A2R and InsuResilience, sought proposals that suggested ways climate risk insurance can be linked with other forms of social protection to help vulnerable communities absorb climate impacts. The UN Climate […]

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New Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency contest

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We are delighted to announce that Horizon18 — a global solutions conference and platform for the clean energy economy — has launched a contest on Climate CoLab. This contest will bring together our diverse communities of startups and innovators, academic experts and researchers, investors, major companies, policymakers, and non-profits to explore sustainable solutions to climate change, and […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Javed Sultan

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners%E2%80%99-spotlight-javed-sultan.  How can we build sustainable, naturally heated homes in poorer and colder regions of the world? Javed Sultan, winner of the 2018 “Buildings” and “Adaptations” Climate CoLab contests, has designed a […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Johanna Hoffman

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners%E2%80%99-spotlight-johanna-hoffman.    How can we help people understand and relate to climate issues through technology? Johanna Hoffman, Climate CoLab “Shifting Attitudes and Behaviors 2018” contest winner and inventor of Climate Stories, has developed a […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: Cassia Moraes

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This spotlight is part of a series from MIT ClimateX about Climate CoLab 2018 contest Winners. Original post can also be found here: https://climatex.mit.edu/climate-colab-winners%E2%80%99-spotlight-cassia-moraes.  How do we inspire the next generation of climate leaders? Cassia Moraes is trying to do just that, by piloting the Youth Climate Leaders (YCL) program to offer an in-depth, multidisciplinary education on climate […]

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