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
By Mary Potts, Communications Intern, MIT Energy Initiative Continuing its tradition of supporting the innovation ecosystem in Boston, HUBweek 2017 featured a multitude of events designed to bring together creative and passionate minds, and facilitate impactful discussions on today’s leading problems. One such event, hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab, was “Deep Dive: Open Innovation on […]Read more about: HUBweek event brings MIT experts, Boston community together to collaborate on climate change solutions
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 […]Read more about: 2017 Climate CoLab Semi-Finalists Announced
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 […]Read more about: Win part of $2,000 for sharing Climate CoLab contests!
Each year, we engage national and global leaders as contest Advisors. These experts contribute their deep knowledge of the contest topic and strong connections in the field toward shaping their contest prompt and nominating the Judges, and often serve as Judges themselves. This year’s Advisors — hailing from UN Environment, Lockheed Martin, MIT, and many other institutions — join the over 130 Advisors who […]Read more about: Get to know the 2017 Contest Advisors!