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
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 […]Read more about: Climate CoLab Winners’ Spotlight: FlyCycle: An urban bike rack design
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 […]Read more about: Winners’ Spotlight: Winning 25°C team meets with Argentinian President
“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 […]Read more about: 2016 Crowds & Climate Conference In-Review
PRESS RELEASE MIT Project Awards Innovative Climate Proposals, Presents $10,000 Prize Climate CoLab uses a crowd-based approach to surface high potential proposals CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – This week MIT’s Climate CoLab honored 27 climate change projects at its conference on the MIT campus. The winners presented business models, social enterprises, public engagement campaigns, digital tools, and other […]Read more about: Press Release: Grand Prize Winner Announced 2016
In February 2016, the Climate CoLab opened over a dozen contests on key challenges in addressing climate change. Nearly 500 proposals were submitted to the platform, and evaluated by expert Judges, who then selected 136 Semi-Finalists. Authors had a chance to revise their proposals with the Judges’ feedback before entering a second round of evaluation, where 60 proposals were selected as […]Read more about: 2016 Climate CoLab Winners Announced!