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Contests

Spring 2016 contests are now accepting proposals! Winners will be invited to MIT and eligible for a $10,000 Grand Prize. You can also win cash awards for being a part of climate action plans built on the site later this year. Read more...
Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate

Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate

How can we mobilize individuals and society to shift behaviors in order to address climate change?
49 Proposals
233 comments
Open
Energy Water Nexus 2016

Energy Water Nexus 2016

What actions can address interdependent water-energy challenges, and drive us toward a secure water and energy future?
12 Proposals
16 comments
Open
Energy Supply

Energy Supply

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector?
34 Proposals
36 comments
Open
MIT Climate Mitigation Solutions

MIT Climate Mitigation Solutions

How can MIT demonstrate innovative climate mitigation solutions on campus?
11 Proposals
3 comments
Open
Buildings

Buildings

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector?
18 Proposals
27 comments
Open
Transportation

Transportation

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector?
22 Proposals
47 comments
Open
Aviation

Aviation

How can we design, operate, and power aircraft to reduce the climate impacts of aviation?
6 Proposals
2 comments
Open
Industry

Industry

How can industry innovate to meet the challenges of sustaining a healthy climate while meeting societal demands for goods and services?
9 Proposals
28 comments
Open
Waste Management

Waste Management

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from waste and waste management?
15 Proposals
20 comments
Open
Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock

Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock

How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to significantly reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?
31 Proposals
11 comments
Open
Adaptation

Adaptation

What can be done to prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change?
18 Proposals
55 comments
Open
Materials Matter

Materials Matter

Fabrics and textiles impact our climate -- a lot. How can we spark a materials revolution by rethinking how we value and use them?
19 Proposals
18 comments
Open
The Smart Zero Carbon Cities Challenge

The Smart Zero Carbon Cities Challenge

How can smart technologies drive a rapid transition to zero-carbon cities?
7 Proposals
15 comments
Open
Improving firewood for clean cookstoves

Improving firewood for clean cookstoves

How can rural residents in Colombia efficiently and inexpensively dry firewood for clean cookstoves?
7 Proposals
0 comments
Open
Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape Workspace

Anticipate, Absorb, Reshape Workspace

Enter and work on proposals before the contests begin.
10 Proposals
7 comments
Open
Geoengineering Workspace

Geoengineering Workspace

How can we effectively counteract the effects of rising atmospheric greenhouse gases, whether or not emissions are reduced?
33 Proposals
40 comments
Open
2015 Regional Climate Action Plan Workspace

2015 Regional Climate Action Plan Workspace

Enter and work on regional climate action plans outside of the contest periods.
38 Proposals
44 comments
Open
Harnessing the power of MIT alumni 2016

Harnessing the power of MIT alumni 2016

What is the most effective thing that MIT alumni can do to help implement the MIT Plan for Action on Climate Change?
90 Proposals
137 comments
Winners announced!
Fostering Climate Collaboration in Boulder, CO 2016

Fostering Climate Collaboration in Boulder, CO 2016

How can we build community engagement and connectivity around climate change?
40 Proposals
63 comments
Winners announced!
Designing High Density Urban Bike Parking 2016

Designing High Density Urban Bike Parking 2016

Is there a design solution that provides high-density, accessible, cost-effective bicycle parking in the urban context?
16 Proposals
81 comments
Winners announced!