The Climate Science Olympiad is inviting young people, under 25 years old, from around the world, to take part in the Climate Science Olympiad 2023, find a solution for the world’s biggest climate change problem and become climate leaders of tomorrow.
What it is
The Climate Science Olympiad will take place online, and consists of four rounds: Qualifier, Quarterfinal, Semi finals and Finals.
The first two rounds are a multiple-choice quiz. In the last two rounds a detailed proposal is required to solve a real-world climate problem.
Problems will cover 7 different topics: clean energy, agriculture, water resources, biodiversity, sustainable economy, sustainable transportation, and global development.
Who can apply
Students and young people between under 16 and 25 years old. They can participate alone or in a team of two.
How to apply
Participants need to simply register here. The qualifying round is a 25-minute climate quiz, which can be taken online at any time.
Schools can register their qualifier events to allow all students to participate in sync. Upon verification, schools can also get printable versions of the sheets and conduct exams in paper form.
Early Bird participants can attempt the Qualifier up to 5 times. Regular participants can attempt the Qualifier up to 3 times. Take part in the referral programme to get 1 additional attempt per person you refer.
All participants will be awarded a certificate for participation, a notable addition to any college application or resume.
Every Finalist is awarded a Bronze Medal certificate, and the top 20 and top 10 will be awarded a Silver and Gold Medal certificate, respectively.
Winners of the Climate Science Olympiad in 2024 will be awarded cash or a sponsored trip to Australia at the COP29 UN Climate Summit.
– 24 November 2023 (early bird)
– 20 May 2024 (regular).
Read more here.