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CoLab Talk: Crowds & Climate starts next week

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Crowds & Climate starts next week Next week’s conference is packed with over 30 speakers, 10 breakout sessions, and presentations from the Climate CoLab winners who are joining us from 17 countries around the world. Thanks to our generous supporters, we will be able to broadcast the plenary sessions and winner presentations online. Sign up […]

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Winner Spotlight: Stop Groundwater Plan

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Tom Manaugh and Saïd Majdi teamed up to develop the Stop Groundwater Plan– Save $8 Billion proposal in the Adaptation to Climate Change contest, and are two of this year’s Judge’s Choice Winners. The proposal pitches an alternative to the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s current plan to pump and transport groundwater from the eastern part of the state and presents a […]

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CoLab Talk: New Conference Speakers Announced!

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Speaker Announcements New speakers have been confirmed for Crowds & Climate, including: Matt Swibel, Director of Sustainability Strategy, Lockheed Martin Corporation, whose company recently announced breakthroughs in fusion reactor technology. Victoria Mills, Managing Director, Environmental Defense Fund,who works with market-leading companies to create environmental improvements that make business sense. Brian Swett, Chief of Environment, Energy & Open Space, City of […]

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Winner Spotlight: Biogas Technology To Improve Sanitation And Mitigate Climate Change

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This year’s Popular Choice Winner in Climate CoLab’s Waste Management contest goes to a team of students and faculty members at Kenyatta University for their proposal, Using Biogas Technology to Improve Sanitation and Mitigate Climate Change. The group’s objective is to use low-cost and efficient biogas digester technologies to reduce human waste and cut greenhouse gases, […]

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CoLab Talk: Crowds & Climate Program Released

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Crowds & Climate Program Released In addition to keynote speakers Anthony Leiserowitz and Jeremy Grantham, listen to and meet business leaders from Fortune 100 companies, start-ups, and venture capital firms; policymakers at the international, national, state, and local levels; and change agents from around the world and our backyard — all working to move climate […]

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Winner Spotlight: Jan Kunnas of the Global Plan Contest

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Jan Kunnas, creator of the Settle the Carbon Debt and Release the Power of Example! proposal, first participated in the Climate CoLab contest in 2013, and this year found new inspiration by turning to his academic research. Settle the Carbon Debt and Release the Power of Example! encourages a unilateral approach to climate mitigation efforts, and […]

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