What you need to get started
Items for facilitators:
World Climate Facilitator Guide – leads you through key concepts in running World Climate, from preparation and room setup to sample scripts and debrief techniques. Updated July 2015. Also available in French.
Presentation Slides – facilitator’s slide sets containing background materials and instructions. Available in French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish.
Items to provide to participants:
Briefing Materials – printed handouts for participants, including sets for 3 or 6-regions. Updated August 2015, available in French, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish.
Additional Videos – includes videos of segments of World Climate live runs.
World Climate: A Role-Play Simulation of Global Climate Negotiations – paper in Simulation and Gaming that explains the game and insights audiences can gain from this type of exercise.
C-ROADS Reference Guide – contains the purpose, structure, assumptions, and testing results of the simulator.
Climate interactive: the C-ROADS climate policy model – paper in System Dynamics Review that describes the structure and calibration of C-ROADS, as well as how it is used by UNFCCC parties.
Management Flight Simulators to Support Climate Negotiations – paper in Environmental Modelling and Software that further discusses the need for and use of the C-ROADS model.
Agreement Template – printable “official” agreement that participants sign to formalize the commitments they make through the exercise.
Temperature Risks – printed handout that further details effects of temperature increase.
World Climate Table Labels – printable table tents for the tables of groups participating in the 6-region version.
World Climate in 20 minutes – guide for running a World Climate game in just 20 minutes.