Group of Designers Cultivates Climate Leadership with World Climate Event in Boston


Last weekend, 22 residents of Boston, MA gathered to negotiate a climate deal to limit global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius. Presented by Mixed Paper Design Collaborative, the event utilized the Climate Interactive simulation as the centerpoint of a call to action on climate change. The following article is a cross-post from Mixed Paper’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Starting a Global Climate Movement for Young People with Millennial Leader Juliette Decq

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Few people can go to the UN climate change summit, so Juliette brings the UN summit to the people.   Twenty-two-year-old Juliette Decq is the founder and head of COP in MyCity, a project of CliMates. The organization is a youth-led project that aims to bridge the gap between climate negotiations and the mainstream public by fostering education and action about climate change locally and […]

World Climate at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union


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 […]

Indonesian Leaders Experience World Climate

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Earlier this month, the MIT IDEAS program introduced a group of leaders from Indonesia to Climate Interactive’s World Climate exercise. Read Otto Scharmer’s post about their experiences below and in the original post here. To get a closer look into the exercise, here is a video from last year’s session: 5 Conditions for Shifting Social […]