World Climate: Negotiating a Global Climate Change Agreement

World Climate, a climate policy simulation model developed by Climate Interactive in conjunction with the System Dynamics Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management, provides an interactive role-play environment through which participants explore the risks of climate change and the challenges of negotiating international agreements to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In a live, face-to-face setting, participants play the roles of major GHG emitting nations and negotiate proposals to reduce emissions through the year 2100. Participants then receive immediate feedback on the implications of their proposals for atmospheric GHG concentrations, global mean surface temperature, sea level rise, and other impacts. World Climate enables participants to explore the dynamics of the climate and impacts of proposed policies in a way that is consistent with the best available peer-reviewed science but that does not prescribe what should be done.

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World Climate, a climate policy simulation model developed by Climate Interactive in conjunction with the System Dynamics Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management, provides an interactive role-play environment through which participants explore the risks of climate change and the challenges of negotiating international agreements to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In a live, face-to-face setting, participants play the roles of major GHG emitting nations and negotiate proposals to reduce emissions through the year 2100. Participants then receive immediate feedback on the implications of their proposals for atmospheric GHG concentrations, global mean surface temperature, sea level rise, and other impacts. World Climate enables participants to explore the dynamics of the climate and impacts of proposed policies in a way that is consistent with the best available peer-reviewed science but that does not prescribe what should be done.

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Keyword Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, MIT, Climate Policy
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 11/4/2014 15:24
Language English
Date Record Checked: 11/4/2014 15:20 (W3C-DTF)

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