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Solve global problems
to present in the UN

ClimateScience Olympiad 2024 winners will receive a sponsored trip to UN Climate Summit, COP29.

February Registration Ends: Feb 29th, 2024

Last Qualifier: June 16th, 2024

Who can participate

Free to enter

People under 25 years old

Participate solo or in a team of two

Teams of two have higher chances of advancing to the finals

Languages

Participants must be comfortable with at least one of the following 12 languages

ENGLISH
SPANISH
FRENCH
PORTUGUESE
JAPANESE
CHINESE
RUSSIAN
ITALIAN
GERMAN
POLISH
DUTCH
ROMANIAN
1.

Qualifiers


Early Bird: Opens - 14th July 2023 | Closes - 24th November 2023

Regular: Opens - 20th January 2024 | Closes - 16th June 2024

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
ONLINE
25 MINS

Format: The Qualifier round is a 25-minute online quiz. Participants are asked to answer 10 multiple choice questions. Those who get 8 or more answers correct in the Qualifiers, will move to the Quarter Finals.

Attempts: Each participant can attempt the Qualifier up to 3 times. Take part in our referral program to get 1 additional attempt per person you refer. Know more about our referral program

Certificate: All participants will be awarded a certificate for participation, a notable addition to any college application or resume.

Preparation: The best way to improve your chances is by practising on our quiz app available for free on the App Store and Google Play Store. Here, you may even find questions that appear in the CS Olympiad Qualifies

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In fact, our data shows that participants who frequently use the quiz app are 10 times more likely to move onto the Quarter Finals!

2.

Quarter Finals


Early Bird: Opens - 14th July 2023 | Closes - 30th November 2023

Regular: Opens - 20th January 2024 | Closes - 30st June 2024

MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS
ONLINE
25 MINS

Format: The Quarter Finals round is a 25-minute online quiz. Quarter Finalists will be asked to answer 15 in depth multiple choice questions. Those who get 13 or more answers correct in the Quarter Finals, will move to the Semi Finals.

Attempts: Each participant will get 1 attempt for every successful Qualifier attempt. This means if you don't succeed at the Quarter finals on your first attempt, you can use any other Qualifier attempts to try again.

Preparation: For Quarter Finals, the best way to prepare is by completing our courses as well as practising on the ClimateScience Quiz App.

3.

Semi-Finals


Early Bird: Opens - February 2024 - March 2024

Regular: Opens - June 2024 - July 2024

ESSAY WRITING
ONLINE
3 HOURS

Timeline: The Semi Finals will happen every first Sunday of each month, namely June 2nd, July 7th and August 4th for 2024.

Format: The Semi Finals will focus on three key themes corresponding to 9 topics:

  • Energy - Clean Energy, Sustainable Transport, industry
  • Development - Sustainable Development, Sustainable Economics, Circular Economy
  • Natural Systems - Sustainable Agriculture, Biodiversity, Water Resources

  • Semi Finalists receive their topics 10 days before their Semi Finals so that they can research beforehand.

    Proposal: Participants receive a complex problem set based on one of the themes mentioned above, they have to write a 1000 words proposal in 3 hours that is socially equitable, realistic, economically feasible and rapidly implementable. Internet search is allowed.

    Learn more:
    Semi-Finals structure and rules Example Semi-Finals problem set Tips and scoring rubric for Semi-Finalists

    4.

    Finals


    August 2024 - September 2024

    TOP 100 SEMI FINALISTS
    ONLINE
    ESSAY WRITING

    Format: Finalists receive a complex global problem and they have to write a 3000 word proposal aiming to solve the problem at hand. They then present their solution in a 20 minute presentation judged by world-leading scientists, innovators and policy-makers.

    Certificate: Every Finalist is awarded a Bronze Medal certificate, the top 20 and top 10 will be awarded a Silver and Gold Medal certificate, respectively.

    Awards: The top teams will be awarded with a sponsored trip to Sydney during the UN Climate Summit, COP29.

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