By Joyce Muthoni Strathmore University, 28 October 2016 – Over 35 Strathmore University students gathered at the Strathmore Business School for the World Climate Simulation organized by the Strathmore Center for Sustainability Leadership and the Strathmore University Student Council in partnership with Climate Interactive. The event aimed at increasing interest in and mobilizing youth […]
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Climate Interactive Co-Director Andrew (Drew) Jones shared his top ten reasons to be hopeful for the climate in this dynamic presentation for the Sierra Club (16 minutes). It includes a demo of the team’s free, open-source simulator, C-ROADS.
This post was originally published on MIT Sloan’s innovation@work Blog. On November 4, 2016, the historic Paris Agreement on climate change policy (#OurAccord) became international law. “Humanity will look back on November 4, 2016, as the day that countries of the world shut the door on inevitable climate disaster,” said UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa and Moroccan […]
By Ramazan Oğuz Tosun, World Climate Ambassador With two other members of the Change for Climate (C4C) project – Berina Kılıçarslan and Beyza Özel – I have had the chance to organize two stimulating World Climate events in Turkey. Indeed, our eco-political and social initiative, C4C Project, has made significant progress in only ten months. Our first […]
Reforestation efforts in Kenya are being combined with investments in breeding drought-tolerant trees to halt land degradation. The program would restore 5.1 million hectares of degraded or deforested land, and communities living in these lands would receive funds to participate in the rehabilitation process. The program director, James Ndufa, says they “intend to provide farmers […]
What do you do when you have more than 60 participants who want to play World Climate? I’ve run the game with 150 adults at a USAID conference, 415 high-school students in their gym, and 450 environment and development professionals at a meeting in Sweden. Here are my tips. Just do it. World Climate works well […]
London mayor Sadiq Khan is planning to create an Ultra Low Emission Zone, or ULEZ, by 2019. The zone will be an area in central London “within which all cars, motorcycles, vans, minibuses, buses, coaches and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will need to meet exhaust emission standards (ULEZ standards) or pay a daily charge to […]