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MIT Solve Initiative Announces New Sustainable Urban Communities Challenge

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MIT Solve initiative announces new Sustainable Urban Communities challenge This week, MIT’s Solve initiative announced a new sustainability challenge, presented in partnership with Climate CoLab. Cities face distinct challenges and pressures from growing urbanization: over half of the world’s population lives in cities, and this number is expected to increase over the coming years. Cities […]

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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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Congratulations to our survey raffle winners!

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As part of our effort to improve Climate CoLab and better design online communities, in 2015 and 2016 we conducted 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 iPad minis, and we would like to announce the winners from both […]

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Updates to Climate CoLab Policies

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    Over the past few years Climate CoLab has grown from a community of just a few thousand to one of over 85,000 members from across the globe. We are updating our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Creative Commons License to better reflect how people are now using Climate CoLab, and to better serve our membership. You […]

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2016 In Review & Welcome to 2017

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  As we reflect back on all we have accomplished in 2016– and look forward to what lies ahead in 2017– we are thankful for all of the time, hard work, innovative thinking, and dedication of those that make the Climate CoLab possible: our funders, collaborating organizations, Advisors, Judges, Fellows, Catalysts & other volunteers, and, not […]

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