Can crowdsourcing help build effective global climate strategies? As part of a pilot project to answer this question, the Climate CoLab ran a series of contests on how countries, regions and the world as a whole could act on climate change. Over 100 proposals were submitted and evaluated by the Judges and Impact Assessment Fellows as a part […]Read more about: Global Contest Winners Announced 2015
Climate CoLab, a project of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, seeks to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people around the world to address global climate change (see http://climatecolab.org and http://cci.mit.edu). The Climate CoLab includes a quickly growing online community of over 50,000 members – including many of the world’s leading experts on climate […]Read more about: We're hiring! Community & Partnerships Manager
Voting for the 2015 Global Climate Action Plan contests closed on December 5, 2015, at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time. The Climate CoLab team is confirming the vote totals and will be announcing the Popular Choice and Judges’ Choice winners in the coming weeks. In the meantime, members can view and support proposals (akin to “liking” a post on Facebook) […]Read more about: Voting closed for Global Climate Action Plan contest 2015
UN & MIT Announce Contests Seeking Climate Resilience Solutions from around the Globe Online contests will invite all to submit & collaborate on solutions for climate-vulnerable communities. PARIS, France, Dec. 2, 2015—Today, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Climate CoLab, in collaboration with United Nations Secretary-General, announced that they will launch a series of global, online contests to […]Read more about: UN & MIT Announce Contests Seeking Climate Resilience Solutions from around the Globe
Members of the Climate CoLab team just arrived in Paris for the UN climate talks, taking place from November 30 – December 11, 2015. Prof. Thomas Malone, principal investigator and founder of the Climate CoLab, and Laur Fisher, Climate CoLab project manager, are meeting with organizational and government partners about how crowds and experts can work […]Read more about: Climate CoLab is in Paris for COP21
In July, we announced the Global Climate Action Plan contest, where we invited anyone from around the world to submit integrated plans for how countries and the world as a whole could take action on climate change. Over the last month, the Judges reviewed all submitted proposals & have selected 5 of the most innovative and compelling as […]Read more about: Voting open for Global Contest!