PRESS RELEASE MIT Project Awards Innovative Climate Proposals, Presents $10,000 Prize Climate CoLab uses a crowd-based approach to surface high potential proposals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – This week MIT’s Climate CoLab honored 27 climate change projects at its conference on the MIT campus. The winners presented business models, social enterprises, public engagement campaigns, digital tools, and other […]Read more about: Press Release: Grand Prize Winner Announced 2016
Alex Krotz, from San Diego, first learned about the Climate CoLab while on Facebook back in 2013. It was then that he decided he would start working on his proposal. He was chosen as a Finalist in the 2014 Industry contest, and was able to incorporate the judges’ feedback into his 2015 submission. His proposal, […]Read more about: Winner Spotlight: High School Senior Alex Krotz
Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s (CCL) proposal in the 2014 U.S. Carbon Price contest, The Little Engine That Could: Carbon Fee and Dividend, brought the group great attention and support, leading them to be one of Climate CoLab’s Popular Choice Winners. The proposal suggests a rising fee on GHG emissions, with full dividend and border adjustments, and […]Read more about: Winner Spotlight: Citizens' Climate Lobby
The idea for the Global 4C Mitigation proposal was initiated by Dr. Delton Chen in August 2013 at Al Gore’s Climate Reality workshop in Istanbul, Turkey, and was conceived on the intuition that a new currency should be developed to globally finance greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation. Dr. Chen independently created and tested the basic theory while traveling in Eastern Europe and Central America […]Read more about: Winner Spotlight: Global 4C Mitigation
Dave Finnigan and his team gained recognition in the Youth Action on Climate Change contest with their entry, Climate Change is Elementary: Huge Green Fundraiser for Schools. As the Judge’s Choice Winner, the team presented their idea at the Crowds and Climate conference. The entry proposes a system where green industry vendors offer discounts to […]Read more about: Winner Spotlight: Climate Change is Elementary
As part of our effort to improve the Climate CoLab and better design online communities, earlier this year we conducted two surveys to understand our members’ demographics and how the Climate CoLab has affected their views on climate change. Survey participants were entered into a raffle for 3 iPad minis, and we would like to announce the winners from […]Read more about: Congratulations to our survey raffle winners!