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MIT Climate Summit Simulation

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A role-playing workshop where participants must form a plan to limit global warming to 2 degrees C, backed by real climate data.

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What if the UN locked global stakeholders in a room until they agreed on a climate plan that would actually work? What would the CEO of Exxon, Xi Jinping, Angela Merkel, the Chair of Ford, the head of Greenpeace, Donald Trump, and the Alliance of Rainforest Nations come up with? Would their plan limit warming to less than two degrees C in the newest MIT simulation, En-ROADS, used by top decision-makers in the US government, HSBC, and the United Nations, which runs 38,000 equations in a tenth of a second? Participants play roles and embrace the drama.

Andrew Jones (TPP '97) of Climate Interactive leads this live workshop for the MIT community, part of the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative's Earth Week programming on campus. It is a pilot run of the newest simulation game from Climate Interactive and the Sloan Sustainability Initiative. Seats are limited.

Note: This game is additional to the “World Climate” international negotiations game led by Prof. John Sterman and others on campus. Since 2015 more than 53,000 people have participated in the original World Climate roleplay, in 85 nations around the world. If you participated in World Climate, you will love this!

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