Climate action game

Rainforest in Mexico

A simulation game for young people to introduce the connection between climate and the impact this has on the lives of vulnerable people around the world. Ideal for youth groups, confirmation groups, retreats and off timetable days to explore the impact of climate change on global communities.

Read the instructions pack for an overview of the game and find the full set of resources below.

Email  youth@cafod.org.uk to order a pack of ready prepared commodity templates or to ask any further questions about the Climate Action Game.

Group resources

Resources for each of the three groups in the game.

For the facilitator

Use our CAFOD charity simulation game in your Catholic youth group activities

Download file Climate action game facilitator instructions (pdf, 576kb)

Instructions for those running the climate action game

Download file Climate action game cards (pptx, 141kb)

Poverty line and opportunity cards for the climate action game

Download file Climate action game family instruction PP (pptx, 115kb)

A power point with instructions for playing the climate action game.  

For the family

laxmi from Bangladesh

Download file Climate action game family role play cards (pptx, 402kb)

Family information cards for the climate action game. 

Download file Climate action game flip flop template (pdf, 97kb)

Climate action game flipflip template

Download file Climate action game fleece template (pdf, 195kb)

Climate action game fleece template

Download file Climate action game coffee template (pdf, 442kb)

Climate action game coffee template

Download file Climate action game goat hide template (pdf, 139kb)

Climate action game goat hide template

Download file Climate action game latex template (pdf, 104kb)

Climate action game latex template

Download file Climate action game rice template (pdf, 431kb)

Climate action game rice template

For the market

Download file Climate action game market instructions (pptx, 102kb)

Instructions for the person playing market in the climate action game

Download file Climate action game electronic balance sheet (xlsm, 48kb)

Balance sheet to be used by the market in the climate action game.

After downloading, please save without changing the file name as this would alter the formula that enables the sheet to work. Also, macros must be enabled to ensure that it functions in the correct way. 

Download file Climate action game broadcast 2 (mp3, 2mb)

Broadcast about desertification

Download file Climate action game broadcast 4 (mp3, 3mb)

Broadcast about irregular rainfall

Download file Climate action game broadcast 5 (mp3, 3mb)

Broadcast about melting glaciers

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