23 Jun '11, 10pm

Attention gamers: Play a video game and solve climate change! via @treehugger

Attention gamers: Play a video game and solve climate change! via @treehugger

Confronting the world's climate crisis is going to be hard. Getting developed nations to agree with still-industrializing ones on the amount of pollution they can emit, convincing the rich world to cut down on energy use and consumption, and forging any kind of agreement between 190 nations with very different ambitions are among the most Herculean feats humanity has ever faced. But what if solving the climate crisis were as simple as playing a video game? If you could make all the strategic decisions yourself? How would you beat it then? Of course, even if all the choices were made by just one smart, well-informed individual -- say, a really good strategy gamer -- it'd still be hard as hell. That's what makes playing Fate of the World , the video game in which you single-handedly attempt to prevent catastrophic climate change, so challenging. I played the game at this yea...

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