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Climate Action Simulation: How do we build a net zero world?

October 11 @ 18:30 - 22:00 CEST

We invite you to explore solutions to the climate crisis through a role-playing game that simulates a UN summit.

How do we reach net zero fast enough to keep global warming below 1.5 degrees? Should we improve energy efficiency or plant forests? Tax fossil fuels or electrify transport? Promote plant-based diets or invest in carbon removal technologies?

Join us for an interactive session where we will explore all these questions with the help of the En-ROADS climate action simulator, developed by Climate Interactive and MIT Sloan Sustainability.

We will set up a mock UN climate emergency summit where you will be assigned one of a few roles: head of an industry giant, food company, or energy provider, climate activist or a leader of a small island nation at risk of submergence through sea-level rise.

The goal of the summit is to develop a global policy that will keep global warming within 1.5 degrees — the threshold set by the Paris Agreement. The delegates will negotiate to make sure the policy is both realistic and fair.


  • Doors open: 6:30 pm
  • Welcome & introduction: 7:00 – 7:10 pm
  • Climate Action Simulation with two rounds of negotiations: 7:10 – 9:10 pm
  • Debriefing discussion & reflection: 9:10 – 9:30 pm
  • Networking drinks: 9:30 – 10:00 pm

Venue: OBA Prinsenzaal, Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 DL Amsterdam

The speaker

Anna Sycheva, cofounder of the Living Lab Change Agency and certified En-ROADS climate ambassador.

Anna has run 90 climate action simulations for business schools, food companies, oil & gas, energy providers, and banks.

About Living Lab Change Agency

Living Lab Change Agency creates impact by engaging people in meaningful conversations on a range of sustainability topics: climate action, circular economy, diversity & inclusion and more. Our events help participants to explore the system behind a socio-economic challenge and find solutions that work in the long run.

About Net Impact Amsterdam

Net Impact Amsterdam is a diverse community of impact-driven professionals who actively use its influence to steer decision-makers and peers towards long-term positive impact on the environment and society. It is run by volunteers who host regular events and programmes for knowledge sharing and networking across the local sustainability community.


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OBA Prinsenzaal
Oosterdokskade 143, 1011DL Amsterdam
Amsterdam, 1011DL NL
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Member gatherings in the age of COVID

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