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 […]

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

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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 […]

New Powerful Role Play Exercise at MIT Builds Grounded Hope for the Climate

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World Energy from Climate Interactive on VimeoWorld Energy is a new role-playing game that enables participants to work together in groups to negotiate a pathway through the global energy transition and limit future climate risk. In the video above, featuring Andrew Jones, John Sterman, and Juliette Rooney-Varga, students at MIT play the exercise and experience the dramatic negotiations […]

World Climate Exercise Engages Future German Business Leaders

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Our World Climate exercise and C-ROADS climate simulation are powerful for helping to explore climate change and learn about global social responsibility. Below is a review of how business students at Germany’s Reutlingen University experienced these tools. Click here to view more images from the workshop.     Climate change simulation debuts at ESB Master […]

Grounded in Possibility With En-ROADS

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At Climate Interactive we are piloting a new ways to engage people in our En-ROADS energy simulation and ground them in the options we have to address our climate and energy challenges. Like we have done with our previous simulations, we imagine reaching thousands of people to equip them with the tools to take action. Check out […]

Global Effort to Spread Climate Negotiation Simulations Takes Off

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As the U.N. climate negotiations steadily tick toward their deadline of releasing a new agreement in 2015, a global effort led by young people to have their voices heard and taken seriously in the negotiations is spreading worldwide. The initiative, COP in MyCity, is using Climate Interactive’s World Climate Exercise as the basis of their […]