Following on last year’s Emissions Gap report which was influential in the Cancun COP-16 climate negotiations, Climate Interactive Co-Director, Beth Sawin, again this year contributed to a UNEP/European Climate Foundation assessment, Bridging the Emissions Gap, which was released in advance of COP-17. As with last year’s report, the Bridging the Gap Report looks across various […]
Archives for November 2011
Climate Interactive is attending the UNFCCC’s seventeenth Conference of the Parties (COP17). Travis Franck will be meeting with negotiators and partners (old and new) for the first week of the conference. On Thursday, 1 Dec 2011, Travis will hold a side event at the Bellona Foundation side event room. Details: Title: Using Interactive Computer Simulations […]
The actuarial profession is full of models of risk and assessments of associated costs, but as Nico Aspinall explains in her piece published in The Actuary (UK), Climate Interactive’s C-ROADS is uniquely able to show the steps needed to keep climate change below 2 degrees C by the end of the century. In order to […]
Coming on the heels of an announcement that a forthcoming IPCC report confirms that climate change is causing more extreme weather events, Climate Interactive consortium member and MIT professor, John Sterman, challenges governments and companies to prioritize infrastructure maintenance to prevent accidents. Opinion: Utilities need to cut trees, not costs By John Sterman […]
Climate Interactive is excited to introduce the development of a new simulation, En-ROADS, which will build on our robust suite of open-source tools for decision-makers. En-ROADS is a fast, powerful simulation tool to enable understanding of how changes to our energy use, consumption, and policies can lead us to achieving our climate goals.
John Sterman of MIT Sloan, a Climate Interactive consortium member, continues to make headlines with his latest research on communicating climate change. From ClimateWire, below is Evan Lehmann’s article. PUBLIC OPINION: Researcher finds humans need to discover climate change, not just read about it Evan Lehmann, E&E reporter ClimateWire: Friday, October 28, 2011 It’s not just […]