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26 July, 2017

MIT Climate Colab seeks high-impact proposals

MIT Climate CoLab (www.climatecolab.org), an online crowdsourcing platform of 90,000 members in over 170 countries, seeks high-impact proposals on addressing global climate change. Seven contests are currently open on the platform (https://climatecolab.org/contests), on a variety of climate-related sub-themes such as energy supplies, land use change, carbon pricing, adaptation, transportation, shifting behaviors & more. Proposals are due September 10, 2017. Submit sooner to obtain valuable feedback from issue-experts and the community.

Winners will be invited to MIT, join the Climate CoLab winners’ alumni, and be eligible for the $10,000 Grand Prize—to be selected from among winners across contests. All award Winners and Finalists will receive wide recognition and platform visibility from Climate CoLab.



Storify: https://storify.com/ClimateCoLab/climate-colab-summer-2017-contest-launch


Sample tweets:

Support #openinnovation on #climate at #MIT @ClimateCoLab. Submit #climatechange proposals by 09/10/17. http://ow.ly/BZXO30bYBk4

MIT’s @ClimateCoLab has 7 #openinnovation contests on #climate open until 09/10/17. Chance to win 10K Grand Prize. http://ow.ly/BZXO30bYBk4


​Sample Facebook or LinkedIn posts:​


MIT’s Climate CoLab recently launched seven new open innovation contests on global climate change. Anyone from around the world is invited to submit proposals, provide feedback, and collaborate with others on the open online platform. Topics include: energy supplies, land use change, climate adaptation, carbon pricing, shifting behaviors & more. Submit proposals by 9/10/17 at www.climatecolab.org.contests.

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