Multisolving on Global Women’s Climate Justice Day


Today is the Global Women’s Climate Justice Day of Action. Here at Climate Interactive, we are celebrating the day by honoring just a few of the many women around the world who are actively bringing Multisolving to their communities – reducing carbon emissions while improving energy access, mobility, jobs, health, safety, and access to food […]

Press Release: Offers for Paris Climate Talks Would Reduce Warming by 1°C


For Immediate Release – Contacts: Paige Knappenberger,, (602) 549 0344 and Jennifer Haskell,, (703) 231-1835 Offers for Paris Climate Talks Would Reduce Warming by 1°C Warming could be reduced from 4.5˚C to 3.5˚C under INDCs submitted to date The current national offers of climate action submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on […]

Climate Interactive Launches Climate Negotiations Game at the White House to Spur Climate Leadership


Today at a Back-to-School Climate Education Event at the White House, Climate Interactive, in partnership with the MIT Sloan School of Management and the University of Massachusetts Lowell Climate Change Initiative, launched the World Climate Project, featuring a role-playing simulation game that puts teams, classrooms, and community groups into the role of international climate negotiators […]

Vanuatu Youth Hold First Mock-Climate Negotiation in the Pacific Islands


On August 13, 2015, over eighty youth climate activists attended the first ever mock UNFCCC climate negotiations held in the Pacific Islands. Using the Climate Interactive World Climate program and C-ROADS software, the participants assembled in Port Vila, Vanuatu, were tasked with negotiating a legally binding global treaty on carbon emissions reductions. Vanuatu youth from Malapoa […]

Whole-Systems Thinking on Climate – Signs of an Emerging Trend

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What do the US EPA, a leading medical journal, and the Pope have in common? They all are calling for action on climate change to help address other problems, such as inequality, poor health, and environmental degradation. Within one week in June, we saw the release of three influential documents on the co-benefits of climate […]

The Clean Power Plan from the Obama Administration Is Rich in Multiple Benefits Thinking

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Yesterday, when President Obama and EPA administrator Gina McCarthy explained the importance of newly released rules on carbon pollution, they showed evidence of a growing trend we are monitoring at Climate Interactive: adopting a multiple benefits framework to address climate change. In addition to reductions in carbon pollution, they articulated the health, justice, and economic […]

COP21 Mock Climate Negotiation: Berlin, London and Zurich Try to Create a Global Climate Deal


By Jack Williams. Cross-posted from Climate-KIC  ‘And now it’s YOUR turn, the time to answer the greatest challenge of our existence on this planet … is now. I beg you to face it with courage. And honesty. Thank you.’ These were the final words uttered by Leonardo DiCaprio in 2014 when he called for the United […]

World Climate Delivers Deep Learning


For years, we’ve had a hunch that the World Climate Exercise delivers deep learning about climate change and often motivates participants to action. Now, thanks to support from the US National Science Foundation, we have data that show just how effective this experiential learning tool is. Here are three key findings from our research conducted […]

Cultivate Climate Leadership: Lead a Mock-UN Game

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Committed leaders are using the World Climate game to inform and inspire climate action. Use our online and in-person trainings this summer to have fun and bring a powerful experience to your class, friends, and community around climate change. This December, world leaders will gather in Paris for a major UN climate summit. Will they get the […]