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 […]

Launch of The Climate Leader—Online Systems Thinking Training

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Climate Interactive is launching The Climate Leader, a free five-week online training series in systems thinking. The course will share some time-tested insights into navigating the complex world of taking action on climate. Included will be video lessons with helpful techniques to seeing the big picture and identifying strategic places to invest our energies. Sign up below! And, tell […]

Systems Thinking in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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System dynamics modeling is one of the main innovations of our project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With our partners, we are working to improve resilience of people affected by repeated displacement. The project also includes original field research and eventually pilot projects. We are building models to understand all the ways multiple […]

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 […]

Breaking Analysis: US-China Climate Deal to Avoid 640 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution

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New commitments from China and the US could keep a significant 640 gigatons of CO2 out of the atmosphere  Today the world’s attention is turning to the announcement of new climate commitments by the US and China. Using our global climate simulation C-ROADS, we have calculated the impact of the new commitments on the climate. […]

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 […]

World Climate at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

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Climate Interactive’s World Climate Exercise generates climate policies of the people, by the people, and for the people. This December, participants at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting will have an opportunity to design their own science-based international climate policy agreement. The American Geophysical Union (AGU) brings together Earth and space scientists to collaboratively advance and […]

Why the Latest Energy Breakthrough Won’t Help the Climate Much

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Cross-posted from Grist.org   We all just love a story where the suspense builds and builds, the whole tale teeters on the brink of disaster — but then, just in time, the hero or heroine saves the day. And it’s no different with climate change. As we watch this slow-motion catastrophe unfurl, we hold out […]