The Climate Science Olympiad is inviting young people, under 25 years old, from around the world, to take part in the Climate Science Olympiad 2022, 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 12 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.
Each person can participate up to 3 times plus 1 per person they refer.
The top 10 teams will be awarded with the following:
- 1st – $5000
- 2nd – $3000
- 3rd – $2000
- 4th-6th – $1000 each
- 7th-10th – $500 each
In addition to the prize money, the top 3 teams may get a chance to present their solutions at the United Nations Climate Summit 2022 in Cairo, Egypt.
Deadline: 10 August 2022.
Read more here.