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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: FlyCycle: An urban bike rack design

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The 2016 “Designing High Density Urban Bike Parking” contest winners Julia Hansen and Jeff Olinger of Cambridge, MA, are reinventing the way people store bikes in urban environments, with a bike rack design that strikes a balance between visual appeal, space conservation, and function. The concept has really taken off the ground since their participation […]

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Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight of DearTomorrow: “Promises for the Future” on Climate

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  Winners of the 2016 Climate CoLab “Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate” contest, “DearTomorrow,” are using the latest insights from social science to build climate awareness. Founded by Jill Kubit of New York and Trisha Shrum of Colorado, DearTomorrow is combating a major hurdle in climate action–making the issue feel personal and directly relevant to […]

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Winners’ Spotlight: Winning 25°C team meets with Argentinian President

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Climate CoLab Winners, the IBTA Kiri Team, meet Argentine President & Minister of the Environment Two members of the ITBA Kiri Team, Marco Esposito & Lucia Osimani accept congratulations from Mr. Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina The “Kiri” team proved that an idea does not have to be overly complicated in order to have relevant potential for […]

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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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Grand Prize Winner Spotlight: SunSaluter

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Eden Full Photo credit: SunSaluter SunSaluter founder, Eden Full, is a young entrepreneur with a dream to tackle climate change in a big way. SunSaluter has humble beginnings as a science fair research project back in 2008 when Eden was a teenager in Calgary, Canada. Eden’s product tackled two very important problems in one low-cost […]

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Winner Spotlight: High School Senior Alex Krotz

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Alex Krotz, from San Diego, first learned about the Climate CoLab while on Facebook back in 2013. It was then that he decided he would start working on his proposal. He was chosen as a Finalist in the 2014 Industry contest, and was able to incorporate the judges’ feedback into his 2015 submission. His proposal, […]

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