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Climate CoLab at SXSW Eco

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We’re coming to Austin! South by Southwest (SXSW) is best known for their famous spring film, music and media festivals.  But for the last six years, they have hosted an off-season conference focused environmental issues: SXSW Eco.  The conference, also held in Austin, TX, brings the high-energy, creative spirit of SXSW festivals to solving our […]

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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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Climate CoLab TEDx Talk

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In September 2015, Climate CoLab project manager Laur Fisher gave a talk about the Climate CoLab at TEDxSomerville, in Somerville, Massachusetts.

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Press Release: Crowdsourcing climate strategy

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Crowdsourcing climate strategy MIT-based center gives everyone the chance to propose and test their global plan to confront climate change. CAMBRIDGE, MA – As world climate leaders prepare for the international climate talks in Paris later this year, the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence’s Climate CoLab is launching a new set of contests today that gives […]

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Boston Globe: To address climate change, MIT lab seeks the wisdom of crowds

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By Sarah Shemkus GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MAY 11, 2015 Thomas Malone does not believe there is a solution to the problem of climate change. He thinks there are lots of solutions — and he has set out to find them. MIT’s Thomas Malone says climate change is not a problem that one person or one organization can solve […]

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Climate CoLab Reddit AMA 4/17/15

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On Friday 4/17/15, the Climate CoLab will be holding a Reddit AMA. Principal Investigator Professor Thomas Malone, Project Manager Laur Fisher and past winner Dr. Geoffrey Hay will be answering your questions about collective intelligence, how the Climate CoLab is attempting a new way to address climate change, and how to get involved, from 1:30pm-2:30pm Eastern Daylight Time (GMT-4)! Friday, […]

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