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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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Four New CoLab Contests; Energy-Nexus Contest featured by White House

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White House features new Climate CoLab Energy-Water Nexus contest: In honor of United Nations World Water Day, and in conjunction with The White House Water Summit, today the White House recognized the MIT Climate CoLab’s newly-launched Energy-Water Nexus contest, as being in keeping with the Administration’s efforts towards attaining a sustainable water future. The contest […]

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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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CoLab Talk: 10 contests open, semifinalists selected, welcoming new staff members

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Spring 2016 Contests Launched! Contest entries will help build national & global climate plans. Starting today, a new suite of contests are open and seeking proposals until May 23, 2016! Winners will be invited to MIT to present their proposal, be eligible to win a $10,000 Grand Prize, and be invited to join the Climate CoLab Winner’s Program. […]

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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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Now open: Build a regional climate action plan

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Update 07/16:  The contest deadline and proposal format has been edited, and this page has been updated to reflect those changes. Today, the Climate CoLab launched six new contests where anyone can create their own regional climate action plan and estimate its effectiveness in addressing climate change. The contests focus on six distinct regions: China, India, United […]

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