Model name C-LEARN
Brief description C-LEARN is a simplified, Web-accessible version of the Climate Rapid Overview and Decision Support (C-ROADS) Simulator. C-ROADS is designed for use by policy makers to enable real time assessment of proposals under consideration as a part of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process and similar international negotiations over emission reduction and land use.
Model developer(s) Tom Fiddaman, Lori S. Siegel, Elizabeth Sawin, Andrew P. Jones, John Sterman
Date created 2008
Date of most recent revision 2009
Model accessibility C-LEARN is available on the Web at http://forio.com/simulation/climate-development. C-ROADS can be run on a personal computer using VenSim, a simulation application developed by Ventana Systems. C-ROADS is currently used in workshops and events moderated by members of the Climate Interactive team.
Documentation Tom Fiddaman, Lori S. Siegel, Elizabeth Sawin, Andrew P. Jones, and John Sterman. C-ROADS Simulator Reference Guide.
Robert Watson, Eric Beinhocker, Bert de Vries, Klaus Hasselmann, David Lane, Jorgen Randers, and Stephen Schneider. February 2009 (see here for a brief description of and summary of findings from the scientific review process).
Elizabeth R. Sawin, Andrew P. Jones, Tom Fiddaman, Lori S. Siegel, Diana Wright, Travis Franck, Andreas Barkman, Tom Cummings, Felicitas von Peter, Jacqueline McGlade, Robert W. Corell, and John Sterman. Using C-ROADSâ€”A Simple Computer Simulation of Climate Changeâ€”To Support Long-Term Climate Policy. Climate Changeâ€”Global Risks, Challenges, and Decisions Conference, University of Copenhagen. March 2009.