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Resilience Dialogues: A New Online Platform to Support Community Resilience

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Climate CoLab provided platform for new service for communities According to the White House Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, the cost of extreme weather to the US Federal Government has totaled over $357 billion over the past decade, and climate change is expected to increase this number significantly. A recent report released by the White House […]

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Introducing ClimateX: An open online experiment in climate action at MIT

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Developed in partnership with the MIT Office of Digital Learning, MIT Office of Communications, and MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, two MIT alums & Climate CoLab winners, Rajesh Kasturirangan and Dave Damm-Luhr, recently launched a new open online experiment aimed at turning climate knowledge to action called ClimateX. Based on their winning proposal in Climate CoLab’s MIT Alumni contest, the team […]

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2016 Crowds & Climate Conference In-Review

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  “It’s now possible to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people, all over the world, at a scale, and with a degree of collaboration, that was never possible before in human history.” – Professor Thomas Malone Director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence & Climate CoLab Founder Crowds & Climate Opening Remarks […]

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Climate CoLab Members Featured As SXSW Eco Startup Showcase Finalists

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Two Climate CoLab teams were featured as Finalists in a 2016 Start-up Showcase at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas this week: 1) A 2016 Waste Management Contest Judges’ Special Commendation for Novelty, Tycycler; and 2) A 2015 Buildings contest Judges’ and Popular Choice winner, Cornucopia Group, for their Hempcrete proposal. Tycycler, who’s team originates from […]

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Climate CoLab at SXSW Eco

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We’re coming to Austin! South by Southwest (SXSW) is best known for their famous spring film, music and media festivals.  But for the last six years, they have hosted an off-season conference focused environmental issues: SXSW Eco.  The conference, also held in Austin, TX, brings the high-energy, creative spirit of SXSW festivals to solving our […]

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