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Spotlight: Tackling Africa's adaptation to climate change

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Monika dos Santos, of the University of South Africa, works in the African public health/HIV sector.  Noticing the connections between climate change and public health, she coordinated with the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD), Africa Health Placements (AHP) and Greenpeace Africa to submit their proposal, Steps to an Ecology of Mind, which won the Popular […]

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Spotlight: Transition Lab's collaborative approach to sustainability

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The Transition Lab, who won both the Judges and Popular Choice award for their proposal Transition Lab: Scalable Resilience Education and Models for New Local Economies, in the Local Solutions contest, was less than a year old when they submitted their idea to the Climate CoLab.  We connected with them to hear their story, and here’s […]

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Spotlight: IDEI's idea grows through the Climate CoLab

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The International Development Enterprises India (IDEI) was a 2012/2013 Judges’ Choice and Popular Choice contest winner for their proposal on replacing diesel pump use for irrigation with Treadle Pumps.  We asked them about their Climate CoLab experience and here’s what they had to say.

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2012-2013 Climate CoLab contest winners

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In the autumn of 2012, the Climate CoLab opened up 18 contests, each focused on a challenge the world is facing as we confront climate change. By June 15, nearly 400 proposals had been submitted from around the world, by non-profits, entrepreneurs, scholars and climate experts, students, business people, and concerned citizens. Proposals championed new […]

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Voting period has ended! What's next…

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The voting period is over! From August 1 to August 31, 2013, the public cast over 4500 votes, selecting the most innovative climate change proposals out of 59 finalists. We are taking a few days to tally and double-check the votes, and will announce both the Popular Choice and Judges Choice winners via email and […]

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