Climate Interactive presents in Geneva Friday

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If you’re in Geneva, join us this Friday for a presentation on our project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. System dynamics modeling is one of the main innovations of our project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). With our partners, we are working to improve resilience of people affected by repeated displacement. The […]

Starting a Global Climate Movement for Young People with Millennial Leader Juliette Decq

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Few people can go to the UN climate change summit, so Juliette brings the UN summit to the people.   Twenty-two-year-old Juliette Decq is the founder and head of COP in MyCity, a project of CliMates. The organization is a youth-led project that aims to bridge the gap between climate negotiations and the mainstream public by fostering education and action about climate change locally and […]

World Energy at NCSE Energy & Climate Conference

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Climate Interactive’s World Energy Exercise enables participants to take on the role of leaders from key economic and energy sectors and negotiate a climate and energy deal. Later this month, participants at the National Council for Science and the Environment’s (NCSE) 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science Policy and the Environment: Energy and Climate Change will have an opportunity to design their own […]

Climate Interactive in Lima at COP 20

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  Climate Interactive is attending the UNFCCC’s twentieth Conference of the Parties (COP 20) in Lima, Peru. We look forward to meeting as many members of the Climate Interactive community as possible. If you’re in Lima, please look for team members Ellie Johnston, Travis Franck, and Drew Jones. They will be sharing our En-ROADS, C-ROADS, and […]

Climate Interactive and the Dalai Lama: “Shouting, Shouting”

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Climate Interactive and the Dalai Lama: “Shouting, Shouting”.   His Holiness the Dalai Lama recently participated in a dialogue at MIT on the challenge of responding to climate change. In this video excerpt, MIT Sloan Professor John Sterman, together with the Dalai Lama and audience, creates a climate success scenario using the C-ROADS interactive simulation […]

How to Save the Climate in Twenty Minutes

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Climate Interactive co-director Drew Jones presented results from the En-ROADS simulation to an audience at the Smithsonian Institution, at the National Museum of Natural History on October 9th. Along with Bethany Patten of MIT Sloan School of Management, Drew had twenty minutes to see if the audience’s ideas for addressing climate change were sufficient. See how they did […]

Drew Jones to Simulate Climate Success at the Smithsonian

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You’re Invited! On October 9th, 2014, Drew Jones will be joining the Smithsonian Institute for a plenary session a day-long symposium, Living in the Anthropocene: Prospects for Climate, Economics, Health, and Security. At 2pm, Drew will be giving a plenary interactive En-ROADS presentation around 2pm that will highlight climate successes to inspire grounded hope. The […]

Four Reasons We Build Simulations of Infrastructure Investment

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As a panelist for a recent EPA-sponsored webcast on green infrastructure and resilience (click here for the slides from that presentation) I was prompted to explain why system dynamics computer simulation is particularly helpful for those considering infrastructure investment in general, and green infrastructure investment in particular. We have four reasons: 1. People need ways […]

Pastoralist Simulator Helps Global Conversation on Drought-Induced Displacement

Graphs of historical and simulated displacement in HOA. The Pastoralist Simulator reproduces real-world behavior in several important ways.

Climate Interactive was proud to participate in an important global meeting in Nairobi recently. The Nansen Initiative is an on-going international conversation on the situation of ‘cross-border displaced persons.’ The meeting in Nairobi was one of six government consultations in different regions of the world, culminating in recommendations for governments to better coordinate around the […]

John Sterman on Climate Change: Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize

John Sterman on Climate Change: Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize

In a recent climate change panel, Prof. John Sterman of MIT and Climate Interactive called for activists, media and scientists to charge down the path to climate resilience. Dealing with climate change can be intimidating, he said, but stranger things have happened.  If we can take the global economy off its dependence on the slave trade, for example, we […]