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HUBweek event brings MIT experts, Boston community together to collaborate on climate change solutions

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By Mary Potts, Communications Intern, MIT Energy Initiative Continuing its tradition of supporting the innovation ecosystem in Boston, HUBweek 2017 featured a multitude of events designed to bring together creative and passionate minds, and facilitate impactful discussions on today’s leading problems. One such event, hosted by the MIT Climate CoLab, was “Deep Dive: Open Innovation on […]

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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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MIT CCI Celebrates 10 year anniversary

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Yesterday, we celebrated the ten year anniversary of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (CCI), the institutional home of Climate CoLab. Based out of MIT’s Sloan School of Management, CCI brings together faculty and researchers across MIT to analyze how people and computers can support large-scale problem-solving. For ten years, it has been at the […]

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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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Climate CoLab featured in Ideascale blog

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Climate CoLab and its “Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate” contest were featured in a blog post by Whitney Bernstein on July 21, 2016 on Ideascale. Whitney is an Innovation Architect at IdeaScale, & Climate CoLab Shifting Behavior Fellow. An excerpt of her full blog post, “A non-monetary incentive you may not have considered” is included below.  __________________________________________________________ A non-monetary incentive you may not have considered by Whitney Bernstein on July 21, […]

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Kicking off the New Year 2016

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As we look back at all that has been accomplished in 2015 — and as we look toward what lies ahead in 2016 — we are thankful for the hard work, brilliant thinking, and strong dedication of the people who make the Climate CoLab possible: our funders, collaborating organizations, Advisors, Judges, Fellows, Catalysts and other volunteers, winners, authors, and […]

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