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UN Climate Resilience Initiative (A2R), InsuResilience and MIT Climate CoLab Announce New Climate Resilience Contest

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Photo credit: Aysan Amirghiyasvand (Instagram: photomundial_)   Two years ago, MIT Climate CoLab and the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R), announced that they will collaborate to launch a series of global, online contests to help strengthen the resilience of vulnerable countries to respond to climate-related hazards. The first installment of this […]

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Climate CoLab in Bonn for COP 23

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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 […]

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UN Environment & Climate CoLab Announce SDG Contest

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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 […]

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HUBweek event brings MIT experts, Boston community together to collaborate on climate change solutions

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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 […]

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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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