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Climathon 2020: Citizens across the globe are eager to contribute to a post-COVID sustainable recovery

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Over 4,500 citizens from around the world will join forces and take action this week-end as part of EIT Climate-KIC’s Climathon 2020.


The programme unites policymakers, entrepreneurs, youth, business leaders, hackers, academics, students and professionals in tackling the defining climate challenges of their cities– from urban planning to waste, circular economy, green infrastructure, sustainable food and mobility.


This year’s edition of Climathon will be hosted completely online and will be made up of 100 ideathon events lasting from eight to 72 hours happening simultaneously across five continents.


Many of the teams are determined to bring to life ideas that can contribute to a sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. In Zurich, Switzerland, for instance, teams will try to answer the (...)


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