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Climate Interactive is a not-for-profit organization with its base in Washington DC, USA. It aims to find out ways to address climate change and related issues, and has a range of tools which help to provide data, analysis and simulations. It terms its work approaches as "multisolving", a way to find systemic solutions for protecting the climate while also enhancing health, equity and well-being.
Climate Interactive has five underpinnings or "roots" that inspire their work:
- 1. Dana Meadows' vision of combining scientifically-grounded analysis with advanced learning technologies. This also includes keeping a positive vision to create a sustainable world.
- 2. System Dynamics simulation modeling from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
- 3. "Open architecture sharing", making the accessible simulation models available for adaptation and extension.
- 4. Investing in contexts and settings for learning. This includes creating simulation interfaces, role-playing policy exercises and workshop approaches that generate insights from using the tools.
- 5. Engaging in "climate, sustainability, energy, and resilience strategy at national and international levels".
Climate Interactive's Tools
Climate Interactive currently has the following tools that it uses to assess and analyze climate change issues:
- C-ROADS: This is a climate policy tool, used in over 70 countries.
- En-ROADS: This provides energy scenarios and helps create strategies.
- Climate Pathways: This is a mobile app. It provides quick climate insights.
- Climate Scoreboard: This is an online widget that can be used to see how well climate policies get the countries to their goals.
- Home page: https://www.climateinteractive.org/