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Climate CoLab nominated for INDEX: Award

February 17, 2015
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The Climate CoLab is pleased and honored to announce our nomination for the INDEX: Award.  Worth €500,000, the award honors projects that demonstrate that design can be used as a tool to address the world’s biggest challenges.  Since the inaugural INDEX: Award in 2005, more than 4,600 nominations from over 80 countries have been submitted, resulting in 400 finalists. The 25...
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Low carbon features of our conferences

February 8, 2015
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Over the past two years the Climate CoLab team has pursued low-carbon strategies for its Crowds & Climate conferences. Included below are just some of the initiatives that we have taken to be responsible for the conferences’ carbon impact: We created a virtual option for both the plenary and breakout sessions, for those who were unable to travel to the MIT campus ...
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Webinar: Ask the experts of the Pamir Mountain contest

January 21, 2015
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The American Geophsyical Union's Thriving Earth Exchange is hosting a contest on the Climate CoLab called,  Anticipating Climate Change in the Pamir Mountains .  The contest seeks to generate ideas about how earth science research and observations can help recalibrate traditional ecological calendars for a changing climate. Project advisor, Dr. Karim-Aly Kassam , will...
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Winner Spotlight: Citizens' Climate Lobby

January 15, 2015
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Citizens’ Climate Lobby ’s (CCL) proposal in the 2014 U.S. Carbon Price contest , The Little Engine That Could: Carbon Fee and Dividend , brought the group great attention and support, leading them to be one of Climate CoLab’s Popular Choice Winners . The proposal suggests a rising fee on GHG emissions, with full dividend and border adjustments, and argues that adopting this framework...
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Search and Find Contests Faster: The Outline View

January 15, 2015
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The  outline view  is an easy and organized way to search for active and prior contests by subject. Using this view, you can find contests that relate to any action anyone could plausibly propose to deal with the climate change problem. There are four different dimensions within the outline view, What-Where-Who-How: What actions will be taken - If you know...
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