Now hiring – Program Assistant

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Climate Interactive is looking for a program assistant to get our systems thinking tools and methods out to audiences to make a difference on climate change. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented self-starters who can be highly productive working remotely. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to addressing climate change, are readily able to distill […]

First Paper Released on DRC Resilience

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We have covered a lot of ground in our work to increase community resilience in the face of multiple displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and this week marks the release of the first in a series of papers on the topic. Written by our partners at the Norwegian Refugee Council and the […]

One Professor’s Enthusiasm for Interactive Classes Ripples Outwards

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After a colleague led a training in using Climate Interactive’s role playing exercises, Professor Michele Putko ran with the idea and is now teaching her college engineering students to run the workshops themselves for high school audiences. Michele’s undergraduates have already reached 100 high school students at 3 different schools. This is tapping into a powerful […]

Spreading Grounded Hope for the Climate In the Middle East With Systems Thinking and Simulations

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Our powerful new computer-simulation-based role-playing exercise has created a sense of possibility and empowerment for young future energy leaders in the Middle East. The Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), Climate Interactive, and Masdar Institute hosted the interactive “Grounded Hope” workshop at the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi in March 2015. Going into the event […]

Hewlett Foundation Awards Climate Interactive Major Grant To Launch User-Friendly Climate and Energy Model

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The Hewlett Foundation has awarded Climate Interactive a $200,000 grant to support the research, development, and public release of the simulation En-ROADS. The tool, which builds on the award-winning C-ROADS model, enables people to create and test long-term scenarios for success on climate through a variety of policy and investment levers. With En-ROADS, anyone can explore the […]

Systems Thinking for Climate Action – Online Training Series Takes Off

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Since our January launch of The Climate Leader—a series of eleven video lessons on using systems thinking to make a difference on climate change—thousands have participated in the series and more are signing-up every day (you can enroll too). We’ve gotten tons of great feedback about the course. And participants have followed along from all over the […]

Systems Thinking Community Is Working to Create Social and Environmental Change – Here’s What We’ve Noticed Recently

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There is a vibrant community of people applying systems thinking to make positive change. We’re excited to share a sampling of some things that we’ve noticed with you – from a six-minute video on systems thinking to a seven-week online course on leadership and global responsibility. Short Video Will Introduce You to Systems Thinking This six-minute video, Finding Leverage – […]

Dr. Florian Kapmeier and World Climate Inspire German Students

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A group of German college students learned that early action is needed in the fight against global climate change when Professor Dr. Florian Kapmeier led them in the World Climate exercise. The event was highlighted in Reutlinger General-Anzeiger, the local newspaper where the students attend college.   The students, who attend Reutlingen University’s ESB Business School in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, dived […]

More Homework, Less Coughing (and Less Climate Change): The Power of Solar Energy in Remote Villages

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Energy from the sun, distributed via micro-grids, saves money and improves health and education while reducing fossil fuel reliance and greenhouse gas emissions. An innovative project is providing clean electricity to households and small factories in remote communities in Tanzania that lack access to the traditional electricity grid. Solar panels feed batteries that deliver clean […]

Eduardo Pedro Fracassi: Climate Student to Climate Star

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In three years, Professor Eduardo Pedro Fracassi has journeyed from being inactive on climate change progress to making a major impact with Climate Interactive’s World Climate Exercise. He’s gone from Climate Student to Climate Star. After seeing a presentation of Climate Interactive’s work, Eduardo co-facilitated with fellow professor Fabian Szulanski 17 World Climate Exercise workshops, proposed a Climate Engineering course at the Buenos […]