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Wednesday, September 28 - Thursday, September 29, 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Samberg Conference Center

Cambridge, Massachusetts USA

Climate CoLab is an online community of over 75,000 people, where people work together to develop proposals for how to address climate change.

In its fourth year, Crowds & Climate conference was a chance to connect with leaders from businesses, non-profit organizations, governments and communities around the world. Attendees joined us to hear and engage with innovative climate solutions, and advance a new, collective way of tackling climate change.


Conference News


Keynote speaker Janos Pasztor

Janos Pasztor, Senior Advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Change and Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs joined us as a keynote speaker.

Meet the winners!

Attendees met and mingled with Climate CoLab winners and other innovation leaders at Crowds & Climate.

During HUBweek in Boston
Attendees of Crowds & Climate had the opportunity to stay for HUBweek, Boston's weeklong celebration of innovation & creativity, September 25 - October 1. 

Follow and share online
You can still participate by following @ClimateCoLab on Facebook and Twitter for all the latest information about the winners. Share your thoughts about the conference, using the hashtag #mitcc16.



Crowds & Climate was hosted by the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence's Climate CoLab, and co-sponsored by five groups at MIT working on aspects of climate change:





The conference was aligned with MIT's Solve, whose mission is to discover, evaluate, and advance solutions to big, global problems; and was a part of HUBweek, a week-long city-wide festival celebrating ideas and innovation in the Boston area hosted by MIT, Harvard University, the Boston Globe, and Mass General Hospital.