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Adaptation Workspace 2016

Adaptation Workspace 2016

What can be done to adapt to the impacts of climate change?
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Improving firewood for clean cookstoves 2016

Improving firewood for clean cookstoves 2016

How can rural residents in Colombia efficiently and inexpensively dry firewood for clean cookstoves?
10 Proposals
25 comments
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Materials Matter 2016

Materials Matter 2016

Fabrics and textiles impact our climate -- a lot. How can we spark a materials revolution by rethinking how we value and use them?
37 Proposals
23 comments
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Buildings 2016

Buildings 2016

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector?
33 Proposals
92 comments
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The Smart Zero Carbon Cities Challenge 2016

The Smart Zero Carbon Cities Challenge 2016

How can smart technologies drive a rapid transition to zero-carbon cities?
16 Proposals
52 comments
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Transportation 2016

Transportation 2016

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector?
28 Proposals
148 comments
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Adaptation 2016

Adaptation 2016

What can be done to prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change?
29 Proposals
175 comments
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Industry 2016

Industry 2016

How can industry innovate to meet the challenges of sustaining a healthy climate while meeting societal demands for goods and services?
11 Proposals
48 comments
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Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate 2016

Shifting Behavior for a Changing Climate 2016

How can we mobilize individuals and society to shift behaviors in order to address climate change?
93 Proposals
304 comments
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Energy Supply 2016

Energy Supply 2016

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector?
40 Proposals
170 comments
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Waste Management 2016

Waste Management 2016

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from waste and waste management?
30 Proposals
71 comments
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Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock 2016

Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock 2016

How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to significantly reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?
60 Proposals
212 comments
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Aviation 2016

Aviation 2016

How can we design, operate, and power aircraft to reduce the climate impacts of aviation?
11 Proposals
37 comments
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MIT Climate Mitigation Solutions 2016

MIT Climate Mitigation Solutions 2016

How can MIT demonstrate innovative climate mitigation solutions on campus?
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24 comments
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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?
21 Proposals
44 comments
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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
68 comments
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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
67 comments
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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
129 comments
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Global Climate Action Plan

Global Climate Action Plan

What should be the world’s plan to address climate change?
39 Proposals
132 comments
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United States’ Climate Action Plan 2015

United States’ Climate Action Plan 2015

What should be the United States’ plan to address climate change?
19 Proposals
78 comments
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Europe’s Climate Action Plan 2015

Europe’s Climate Action Plan 2015

What should be the Europe’s plan to address climate change?
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33 comments
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China’s Climate Action Plan 2015

China’s Climate Action Plan 2015

What should be China’s plan to address climate change?
6 Proposals
18 comments
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India’s Climate Action Plan 2015

India’s Climate Action Plan 2015

What should be India’s plan to address climate change?
29 Proposals
161 comments
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Other Developed Countries’ Climate Action Plan 2015

Other Developed Countries’ Climate Action Plan 2015

What should be the Other Developed Countries’ plan to address climate change?
9 Proposals
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Other Developing Countries’ Climate Action Plan 2015

Other Developing Countries’ Climate Action Plan 2015

What should be the Other Developing Countries’ plan to address climate change?
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Anticipating Climate Change in the Pamir Mountains 2015

Anticipating Climate Change in the Pamir Mountains 2015

How can traditional ecological calendars used to guide agricultural activity link to climate science so as to anticipate climate change in the Pamir Mountains?
16 Proposals
184 comments
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Atypical Ideas for Carbon Neutrality 2015

Atypical Ideas for Carbon Neutrality 2015

What atypical, innovative ideas can turn Somerville, MA into a carbon-neutral city?
31 Proposals
241 comments
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Energy solutions for Latin America 2015

Energy solutions for Latin America 2015

How can we create more efficient, renewable energy solutions to reduce GHG emissions from the electricity sector in Latin America?
14 Proposals
35 comments
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Adaptation 2015

Adaptation 2015

What can be done to prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change?
30 Proposals
105 comments
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Buildings 2015

Buildings 2015

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector?
13 Proposals
194 comments
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Energy Supply 2015

Energy Supply 2015

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electricity generation?
29 Proposals
245 comments
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Industry 2015

Industry 2015

How can industry innovate to meet the climate challenge and drive sustainable growth?
9 Proposals
79 comments
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Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock 2015

Land Use: Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock 2015

How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to significantly reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?
32 Proposals
140 comments
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Shifting Attitudes & Behavior 2015

Shifting Attitudes & Behavior 2015

How can we shift perceptions, values, norms, and attitudes about climate change?
71 Proposals
398 comments
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Transportation 2015

Transportation 2015

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector?
21 Proposals
60 comments
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U.S. Carbon Price 2015

U.S. Carbon Price 2015

How could a national price on carbon be implemented in the United States?
16 Proposals
147 comments
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Waste Management 2015

Waste Management 2015

What initiatives, policies and technologies can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from waste and waste management?
23 Proposals
83 comments
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Energy-Water Nexus 2015

Energy-Water Nexus 2015

What immediate actions can we take to address energy-water nexus challenges?
16 Proposals
84 comments
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Rural resilience 2015

Rural resilience 2015

What actions can rural communities take to increase their resilience to climate change?
19 Proposals
71 comments
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Urban Energy Efficiency 2015

Urban Energy Efficiency 2015

How do we leverage innovation in hardware, software and business models to increase urban energy efficiency?
23 Proposals
56 comments
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Urban Heat Island Effect 2015

Urban Heat Island Effect 2015

How can we effectively mitigate the urban heat island effect in Cambridge, Massachusetts?
33 Proposals
281 comments
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Energy Supply 2014

Energy Supply 2014

How can GHG emissions from the electricity sector be minimized?
35 Proposals
392 comments
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Transportation 2014

Transportation 2014

How can CO2 emissions from the transportation sector be reduced?
45 Proposals
376 comments
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Buildings 2014

Buildings 2014

How can we increase building energy efficiency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
29 Proposals
170 comments
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Industry 2014

Industry 2014

How can industry innovate to meet the climate challenge and drive sustainable growth?
15 Proposals
99 comments
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Land Use: Agriculture, Livestock & Forestry 2014

Land Use: Agriculture, Livestock & Forestry 2014

How can we scale-up sustainable landscape management to reduce GHG emissions while ensuring food, water, and energy security?
23 Proposals
167 comments
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Waste Management 2014

Waste Management 2014

How can emissions from waste be reduced?
16 Proposals
205 comments
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Consumption of Products & Services 2014

Consumption of Products & Services 2014

How can we reduce consumption of goods and services that, by their manufacture or use, emit greenhouse gases?
27 Proposals
172 comments
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Adaptation to Climate Change 2014

Adaptation to Climate Change 2014

What can be done to adapt to the impacts of climate change?
29 Proposals
175 comments
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Geoengineering 2014

Geoengineering 2014

How can research into geoengineering be governed to limit its environmental and political risks?
18 Proposals
98 comments
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Shifting behavior for a changing climate 2014

Shifting behavior for a changing climate 2014

How can we shift perceptions, values, norms, and attitudes to inspire individuals and institutions to take action on climate change?
53 Proposals
314 comments
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U.S. Government 2014

U.S. Government 2014

What new actions or policies can the U.S. government agencies implement to mitigate climate change?
28 Proposals
107 comments
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Crowdsourcing for Disaster Risk Management 2014

Crowdsourcing for Disaster Risk Management 2014

How can crowdsourcing provide more efficient disaster risk management?
12 Proposals
130 comments
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Creating public demand for green buildings 2014

Creating public demand for green buildings 2014

How can we empower the public and communities to build awareness and demand for green buildings?
32 Proposals
224 comments
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U.S. Carbon Price 2014

U.S. Carbon Price 2014

How could a national price on carbon be implemented in the United States?
29 Proposals
321 comments
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Urban Resilience: Climate Actions for Urban Areas 2014

Urban Resilience: Climate Actions for Urban Areas 2014

What priority actions can urban areas take to increase their resilience to climate change?
18 Proposals
159 comments
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Global plan 2014

Global plan 2014

What combination of actions can be taken in the world as a whole to address climate change?
42 Proposals
306 comments
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Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience 2014

Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience 2014

How do we best communicate climate risk and resilience to coastal communities?
18 Proposals
74 comments
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Youth action on climate change 2014

Youth action on climate change 2014

How can we enable young people to take leadership now, and make a difference against climate change?
40 Proposals
208 comments
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Transportation efficiency 2013

Transportation efficiency 2013

How can CO2 emissions from the world's transportation be reduced?
41 Proposals
117 comments
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Electric power sector 2013

Electric power sector 2013

What can be done to reduce greenhouse gas emissions attributable to the electric power sector?
29 Proposals
168 comments
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Building efficiency 2013

Building efficiency 2013

How can greenhouse gas emissions from buildings be reduced?
18 Proposals
96 comments
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Local solutions 2013

Local solutions 2013

What can be done at the local level to address climate change?
39 Proposals
104 comments
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Urban adaptation: Climate resilient cities 2013

Urban adaptation: Climate resilient cities 2013

How can cities become more resilient to the challenges brought on by climate change?
16 Proposals
46 comments
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Profitably reducing emissions from cement 2013

Profitably reducing emissions from cement 2013

What can be done to reduce GHG emissions in the cement industry profitably?
12 Proposals
22 comments
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Industrial efficiency 2013

Industrial efficiency 2013

How can greenhouse gas emissions from the industrial sector be reduced?
10 Proposals
23 comments
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Fossil fuel sector 2013

Fossil fuel sector 2013

What are some ways to create step-change improvements in the GHG emissions associated with the production of fossil fuels?
5 Proposals
23 comments
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Agriculture and forestry 2013

Agriculture and forestry 2013

Which activities can best reduce climate impacts and enhance resilient adaptation to climate change in agriculture and forestry?
27 Proposals
150 comments
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Adaptation and Civil Society Groups 2013

Adaptation and Civil Society Groups 2013

What role will civil society actors play in climate adaptation?
15 Proposals
54 comments
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Geoengineering 2013

Geoengineering 2013

What climate-engineering initiatives might be feasible, especially to avoid methane feedbacks caused by global warming?
33 Proposals
213 comments
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Shifting cultures for a changing climate 2013

Shifting cultures for a changing climate 2013

What can be done to shift cultural attitudes on climate change to inspire action?
38 Proposals
192 comments
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Enabling adaptation 2013

Enabling adaptation 2013

How can businesses, governments, and individuals coordinate to ensure the implementation of effective domestic and international strategies to prepare for the effects of climate change?
14 Proposals
51 comments
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Scaling renewables in major emerging economies 2013

Scaling renewables in major emerging economies 2013

How can renewable technologies be rapidly deployed in the major emerging economies?
9 Proposals
41 comments
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Replacing diesel generation 2013

Replacing diesel generation 2013

What actions and/or policies can encourage large-scale deployment of commercially viable renewable energy sources to replace stationary diesel generators?
6 Proposals
37 comments
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Reducing consumption 2013

Reducing consumption 2013

How can we reduce consumption of greenhouse-emitting goods and services?
23 Proposals
79 comments
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Waste management 2013

Waste management 2013

How can emissions from waste disposal be reduced?
20 Proposals
66 comments
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Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) 2013

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) 2013

What can be done to measure, monitor and reduce the climate impacts of increased oil and gas production spurred by hydraulic fracturing (fracking)?
15 Proposals
39 comments
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MIT Sloan Innovation Period Class, 2013

MIT Sloan Innovation Period Class, 2013

What actions should be taken to address climate change?
2 Proposals
20 comments
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Climate friendly diet 2013

Climate friendly diet 2013

How should we eat given the risks of climate change?
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12 comments
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Contest 2011: Global

Contest 2011: Global

How should the global economy evolve through 2100, given the risks of climate change?
44 Proposals
332 comments
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Contest 2011: National

Contest 2011: National

How should national economies evolve through 2100, given the risks of climate change?
18 Proposals
173 comments
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Contest 2010 Follow-Up

Contest 2010 Follow-Up

How can the Climate CoLab 2010 finalists be improved?
11 Proposals
18 comments
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Contest 2010

Contest 2010

Contest 2010: What international climate agreements should the world community make?
4 Proposals
16 comments
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Contest 2009

Contest 2009

Contest 2009: What plan should be adopted at the UN climate talks?
20 Proposals
65 comments
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