2019 CATEGORIES

The 2019 Keeling Curve Prize for Excellence will be awarded to two projects in each of the following categories:

 
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CARBON CAPTURE & UTILIZATION
Projects in this category are advancing technological and natural strategies for capturing heat-trapping gases from the air or oceans. They bring these strategies to the forefront of the marketplace, and provide methods for verification. These groups are actively [READ MORE]

 

ENERGY ACCESS
Projects in this category are leading the way in the creation, deployment, maintenance, or improvement of low cost, zero-emissions energy access worldwide, in particular, in areas that currently experience energy poverty. The solutions target regional, [READ MORE]

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FINANCE
Projects that apply in this category are creating and deploying financial mechanisms that consider ecological, atmospheric, and human wellness on equal footing with economic ideals. These projects are designed to counterbalance or replace financial [READ MORE]

 

SOCIAL & CULTURAL IMPACTS
Projects in this category are changing the way people think about and act on human impact on the habitability of the planet. They are trying to answer the question: what does it take, socially culturally, to develop beyond fossil fuels? As the availability of solutions [READ MORE]

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TRANSPORTATION
Projects that apply in this category will be reimagining and reinventing travel for people and products. These projects will confront the efficiency of the vehicles themselves and their manufacture, the roadways or other
systems over which the vehicles travel, [READ MORE]