Module 4: DATA, TOOLS AND RESOURCES – climate simulation

“Be a political actor in Climate Change decisions”

En-ROADS is a freely-available online simulator that “provides policymakers, educators, businesses, the media, and the public with the ability to test and explore cross-sector climate solutions

Visit the EN-Roads Web site

Use EN-ROADS interactive tool to analyses how a lot of factors affect to Global Warming, engaged students to the action.
Use the material, knowledge, and resources of the other modules to create arguments, critical thinking and points of view.


GeoInquiry 3


Phases of the simulation activity:

Divide the class into small groups
Introduce En-ROADS to the class and provide a brief tutorial on how to use the tool.

Assign each group a different policy to explore.

Instruct the groups to use En-ROADS to model the impact of their assigned policy on global climate and economy over a period of 50 years.

Encourage the groups to experiment with different policy settings and assumptions to see how they affect the outcomes.

Ask the groups to create a report or presentation summarising their findings and recommendations based on their policy analysis.

Have each group present their findings and recommendations to the class.
Debate between groups defending the differences of each policy.

Additional resources

EN-ROADS User Guide
Training Programme for EN-ROADS.