The Climate Science Olympiad

Deadline: 10th of August, 2022

The Climate Science (CS) Olympiad is a global competition engaging youth to find solutions to some of the most challenging climate issues and empowering them to be the climate leaders/innovators of tomorrow. Climate Science is a leading climate education charity based in London, UK. Our aim is to make climate education reliable, accessible and engaging, for free for everyone. In 2022, Climate Science Olympiad aims to reach a million participants globally

We do this by developing lots of content in different formats such as courses, videos, classroom activities, kids’ books, corporate workshops, quiz app, etc., reaching a global audience of over 1,000,000 monthly learners.


  • Beneficiaries stand a chance to win a $15000 cash prize and an opportunity to speak at the UN’s Climate Summit (COP27, pending confirmation)


  • Open for free to age groups between age 12 to 25 years old.
  • Applicants are willing to either participate alone or in a team of two.


The Qualifier:

  • The qualifier round is a 25-minute online quiz.  It can be done online
  • 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.All participants will receive a certificate, and top participants a special honor.

Quarter Finals

  • The best 10% of all qualifier attempts advance to the Quarter Finals.
  • Quarter Finals follow the same quick-question format as Qualifiers.


  • You’ve demonstrated advanced knowledge on climate solutions. Now it’s time to put this to good use and start solving some real problems.
  • In the Semi-Final, you choose one of three problem statements to respond to. To help you prepare, you are told the topics 10 days before the event, but the exact problem statement is only revealed at the start of the actual qualifier event.
  • Write essay responses to questions related to the problem statement. The team will score each solution.

Application Deadline: 10th of August, 2022


Click here to apply

Oyin Olufayo

Oyin Olufayo is a Sustainable Development Goals Advocate. A recent graduate of The School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) She is a Technical Writer, Political Writer, and a Content Writer. Her passion for sustainable development goals has been implemented by creating tangible solutions. She has featured in grassroots initiatives like TedX, World Literacy Foundation, Spur Nation Media, FRCN, Naija Law and etc. spreading the impact of Sustainable education, and also facilitated numerous events regarding SDGs.

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