“Wow. I just want to cry. Please tell me we are making a difference.”’ Those were the words of a colleague today after she watched a video illustrating a recent Bill McKibben essay about a rising tide of climate change symptoms around the world. Many months have passed since the disappointments of Copenhagen and the […]
Our colleague from the Elumenati, David McConville and Ned Gardiner, worked with a team to adapt C-ROADS data into spatial format to display on a globe within the Eluminati’s Geo-Dome. Here’s a short video of the results in Copenhagen last December. (Look around minute 0:42 for the slide that says “Business as Usual” for the globe […]
Trevor Houser, our colleague formerly of the U.S. State Department, used C-ROADS to find hope in the Copenhagen Accord. He wrote: “Either way, if countries follow through on their pledges and follow on with more aggressive action, keeping global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius is still within reach.” Note — by our calculations, global […]
[clearspring_widget title=”Climate Scoreboard” wid=”4b0afdf054484c54″ pid=”4b15120637e3b433″ width=”450″ height=”399″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”] With January 31st as the ‘soft’ deadline for countries to submit to the UNFCCC their proposals for greenhouse gas emissions reductions under the Copenhagen Accord we’ve been hearing the question from colleagues and the press: do these submissions bring the world any closer to the goal of […]
The Climate Interactive team, led by Sustainability Institute, delivered big results in Copenhagen at the UNFCCC’s COP15 climate conference. Bill McKibben wrote in the UK Guardian, from Copenhagen: “the only people who really understand what’s going on may be a small crew … called Climate Interactive. Their software speaks numbers, not spin – and in […]
Trevor Houser of the US State Department, speaking about C-ROADS-CP at the US Center in Copenhagen, December 2009. Text is below.
The collaboration of the C-ROADS team with Chinese climate analysts at Tsinghua University is growing via a university partnership. At the recent UN conference in Copenhagen, Drew Jones of Sustainability Institute met with Professor He Jiankun of Tsinghua University (shown in the photo) to discuss extending and customizing the C-ROADS simulation to better match the […]
(This is a guest post by Climate Interactive team member Tom Fiddaman of Ventana Systems. His terrific blog is here. This post originally ran at the blog of Xujun Eberlein: Inside Out China.) I’ve finally recovered from a long and frustrating week at COP15 in Copenhagen. Like many, I never actually made it into the conference […]
Amongst several dozen other major media outlets — click here for many of them — the International Herald Tribune used our open source Climate Scoreboard data to create their summary graphic for their coverage of the Copenhagen Accord.