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Introducing ClimateX: An open online experiment in climate action at MIT

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Developed in partnership with the MIT Office of Digital Learning, MIT Office of Communications, and MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, two MIT alums & Climate CoLab winners, Rajesh Kasturirangan and Dave Damm-Luhr, recently launched a new open online experiment aimed at turning climate knowledge to action called ClimateX. Based on their winning proposal in Climate CoLab’s MIT Alumni contest, the team […]

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Press Release: Grand Prize Winner Announced 2016

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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 […]

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Joint Contests Now Open on Solve CoLab!

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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 […]

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MIT Climate CoLab featured in MIT’s Campaign for a Better World

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  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 […]

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New Contests Open, Janos Pasztor Visits MIT, and CoLab Catalysts

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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. […]

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Press release: MIT lab opens 10 contests on climate change

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PRESS RELEASE MIT lab opens 10 contests on climate change Proposals submitted will help crowdsource the makings of national and global climate action plans CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – As the world responds to the historic international climate change agreement in Paris last December, a lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is looking to engage thousands of […]

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