A thought-provocing boardgame around Global Warming, Disaster Prevention and Biodiversity.
By Dr. Otto Ulrich, Germany
The Idea of the game is to widen environmental awareness towards a globally oriented consciousness. This shall include the relations between global warming, energy options, greenhouse effect and natural disasters.
All of us are facing worldwide one basic question: Will the world community, the “human family”, be capable of reducing the forseen greenhousegas emissions around 50% up to 2050?
Indeed, exactly this is the question in this (simulations-)game, too!
The players are representing the human beings, the so-called world community, they have to be very active in facing the challenge: Do you want to be rich or do you prefer to rescue the world?
Or: In the race between time – from 1840 to 2050 – and increasing Carbon dioxide concentration you have to choose between different CO2 reduction-strategies; you have to find, in cooperation with others, ways to minimize the CO2-levels, otherwise we will face a cowdung-society …