MIT Solve initiative announces new Sustainable Urban Communities challenge This week, MIT’s Solve initiative announced a new sustainability challenge, presented in partnership with Climate CoLab. Cities face distinct challenges and pressures from growing urbanization: over half of the world’s population lives in cities, and this number is expected to increase over the coming years. Cities […]Read more about: MIT Solve Initiative Announces New Sustainable Urban Communities Challenge
Climate CoLab is excited to announce the launch of Solve CoLab, an online community platform for Solve — a live meeting series and online community whose mission is to discover, evaluate, and advance solutions to global problems, including education, innovation, healthcare, and fuel. Solve CoLab and Climate CoLab are running two joint contests on climate change, and it’s easy […]Read more about: Joint Contests Now Open on Solve CoLab!
The MIT Climate CoLab is proud to be featured in MIT’s Campaign for a Better World, announced by MIT President L. Rafael Reif earlier this month. The Better World Campaign, launched on May 6, is a major initiative to advance the Institute’s work on some of the world’s largest challenges, including education, scientific research, innovation, human health, and the […]Read more about: MIT Climate CoLab featured in MIT’s Campaign for a Better World
New Contests Now Open! Three new Climate CoLab contests launched this week on reducing emissions from the aviation sector, drying firewood for clean cookstoves, and how MIT can best implement its Climate Action Plan. Aviation Improving Firewood for Clean Cookstoves MIT Mitigation Solutions These join 10 other open contests, accepting proposals until May 23, 2016. […]Read more about: New Contests Open, Janos Pasztor Visits MIT, and CoLab Catalysts
The Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) Center for Collective Intelligence and Climate CoLab are pleased to welcome Janos Pasztor, Senior Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Climate Change, to MIT’s campus this week (February 29 – March 4), in collaboration with several MIT Centers.* Janos Pasztor Mr. Pasztor, an MIT alum and former Advisor to […]Read more about: MIT Climate CoLab Welcomes Janos Pasztor, Senior Advisor to UN Secretary-General on Climate Change
MIT joins global hunt for ways to cut carbon By David Abel GLOBE STAFF JANUARY 23, 2016 Some MIT professors are researching nuclear power plants that can float in the ocean. Others are testing atom-sized solar cells that can coat skyscraper windows or smartphone screens. And still others are looking at how to mix algae with sunlight to […]Read more about: MIT joins global hunt for ways to cut carbon