Each year, we engage national and global leaders as contest Advisors. These experts contribute their deep knowledge of the contest topic and strong connections in the field toward shaping their contest prompt and nominating the Judges, and often serve as Judges themselves. This year’s Advisors — hailing from UN Environment, Lockheed Martin, MIT, and many other institutions — join the over 130 Advisors who […]Read more about: Get to know the 2017 Contest Advisors!
This year, over 100 volunteers across the globe are joining us as Climate CoLab Fellows and Catalysts. Both groups play an integral role in our community and the contest process. Proposals authors will see notices from Fellows about the evaluation process, and you may have already seen Catalysts commenting on your proposals — take a moment to get […]Read more about: Get to know the 2017 Fellows & Catalysts!
We are excited to announce the winners of the Anticipating Climate Hazards Contest, held in collaboration with the UN Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R)– a global multi-stakeholder initiative aimed at accelerating action on the ground to enhance climate resilience for the most vulnerable countries and people by 2020. In September 2016, alongside the High-Level Launch of the […]Read more about: Winners Announced for the UN Climate Resilience Initiative “Anticipating Climate Hazards” Contest
1 Week Remaining in Anticipating Climate Hazards Public Voting Period! MIT’s Climate CoLab, in collaboration with UN Secretary-General’s Climate Resilience Initiative: Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape (A2R), ran an innovative contest which sought proposals that suggested new ways vulnerable communities can best prepare for climate-related hazards, and what tools could potentially be used to incentivize early action. […]Read more about: 1 Week Left in Public Voting Period for Anticipating Climate Hazards Contest
Beginning today, seven new Climate CoLab contests are open and seeking proposals until September 10, 2017. Winners will be invited to MIT, join the Climate CoLab winners’ alumni, and be eligible for the $10,000 Grand Prize—to be selected from among winners across all seven contests. All award Winners and Finalists will receive wide recognition and platform visibility […]Read more about: Seven new contests now open!
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