The world's first online hackathon to help fix the climate

  • 🗓 2nd-30th August
  • 🏆 Prize value of $10k+
  • 🌎 Open to everyone
  • 2nd-30th August, Prize value of $10k+, Open to everyone
We've now announced our winners! View the winning projects

What is a climate fixathon?

It’s a 4-week online hackathon for individuals or teams to use their tech skills to build and launch projects intended to help fix the climate.

What should
I make?

Any website, app or service that aims to help restore a safe climate for our planet.

At the end of the event a winner and runner up will be selected for each of our Fixathon awards. 👉

  • 👁️

    Awareness

    Most likely to raise awareness of climate breakdown.

  • 👊

    Action

    Most likely to help people take action against climate breakdown.

  • 🛠️

    Facilitation

    Most likely to make climate breakdown related tech projects easier to create in the future.

What can I win?

If your project is selected as the winner of our Action, Awareness or Facilitation award you’ll receive:

Winners Winners

$1,500

Cash for your team to spend

Runner ups Runner ups

$300

Cash for your team to spend

The ZEIT Award

$300

Simply deploy your Fixathon project To ZEIT Now to be eligible for the ZEIT Cash Prize.

Judges

Meet our panel of tech experts who will be responsible for selected the Fixathon winners.

  • Simon Collison

    Simon Collison

    Designer, writer, occasional speaker. Director of New Adventures @naconf.

    @colly
  • Anne-Laure Le Cunff

    Anne-Laure Le Cunff

    Founder Ness Labs, running MakerMag, ex Google and creator of #diversity30.

    @anthilemoon
  • Justin Jackson

    Justin Jackson

    Working with SaaS companies since 2008. Building Transistor.fm.

    @mijustin
  • Veni Kunche

    Veni Kunche

    Founder or Diversify Tech and Code With Veni. Sr. Software Engineer at USGS.

    @venikunche
  • Cennydd Bowles

    Cennydd Bowles

    Design, ethics, futures · Author of Future Ethics.

    @cennydd
  • Charli Prangley

    Charli Prangley

    Designer at ConvertKit. Co-host of the Design Life Podcast.

    @charliprangley
  • James Singleton

    James Singleton

    James is the author of ASP.NET Core 2 High Performance and he blogs at unop.uk.

    @shutdownscanner
  • Michelle Thorne

    Michelle Thorne

    Michelle leads Mozilla’s Open Internet of Things Studio.

    @thornet
  • Fajar Siddiq

    Fajar Siddiq

    Serial Entrepreneur + Indie-Maker + Producer + Professional Yo-Yo Player.

    @fajarsiddiqfs
  • Charlie Gerard

    Charlie Gerard

    Front-end dev at Atlassian. Google Dev Expert in Web Tech and Mozilla Tech Speaker.

    @devdevcharlie
  • Chris Adams

    Chris Adams

    Co-organiser Climate Action Tech, director of the Green Web Foundation.

    @mrchrisadams
  • Cat Friend

    Cat Friend

    1password growth manager and ocean advocate.

    @cat__friend
  • Paras Chopra

    Paras Chopra

    Founder & Chairman of VWO, market-leading A/B testing and conversion optimization platform.

    @paraschopra
  • Steph Smith

    Steph Smith

    Maker of eunoia.world, femake.tech, nomadhubb.com, begreat.me

    @stephsmithio
  • Christopher Skillicorn

    Christopher Skillicorn

    Designer at ZEIT. Started Wulkano, a digital collective of sorts, and helped create Kap.

    @skllcrn

Sponsors 🙌

Our prizes would not be possible without the support of these awesome companies and makers.

Want to sponsor the Fixathon?

We're still on the lookout for more sponsors. If you'd like to get involved please send us a message.

Winners

In August 2019 makers from around the world competed in The Climate Fixathon creating products to help fix the climate. Find out below which products won our Awareness, Action and Facilitation awards.

  • 👁️ Awareness

    Most likely to raise awareness of climate breakdown.

  • Winners Winner

    HQ→CO2

    HQ→CO2

    HQ→CO2 juxtaposes random pairs of images: the headquarters of high-emissions fossil fuel companies, and places around the world being affected by global warming.

  • Runner ups Runner up

    Shift

    Shift

    Shift your electricity consumption to times when grid production is at its least carbon intense.

  • 👊 Action

    Most likely to help people take action against climate breakdown.

  • Winners Winner

    Climate 365

    Climate 365

    Climate 365 is digital protest against climate change. Connect your email to send one email per day for 365 days to representatives of the 365 most polluted cities across the globe.

  • Runner ups Runner up

    Leave Me Alone

    Leave Me Alone

    Emails contribute to 986,000 tonnes of CO2 being dumped into the atmosphere every day. Unsubscribe from unwanted subscription emails and reduce your carbon footprint.

  • 🛠️ Facilitation

    Most likely to make climate breakdown related tech projects easier to create in the future.

  • Winners Winner

    Trip to Carbon

    A simple carbon footprint data API for transport.

  • Runner ups Runner up

    Warming Potential

    The world’s first API for Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA). Calculate the warming potential of thousands of commodities with a single request.

  • The ZEIT Award is presented to the top Fixathon project deployed to ZEIT Now.

    Imogen and Josh built an API and an app utilising it. Both projects have been selected as winners.

  • Winners Winner

    Warming Potential

    The world’s first API for Life-Cycle Analysis (LCA). Calculate the warming potential of thousands of commodities with a single request.

  • Winners Winner

    Forkful

    Forkful

    View the nutritional benefit and environmental impact of thousands of recipes at a glance, and make a thoughtful choice with every forkful.