Because We Didn't Get an Oscar: Play Stars and Stinkers

Sat, 2007-03-03 10:01Darren Barefoot
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Because We Didn't Get an Oscar: Play Stars and Stinkers

Global warming is serious business, and this site has some pretty no-nonsense goals. There is, however, something to be said for having a little fun (and poking a little fun) every once in a while.

We created our flash game, Stars and Stinkers, to lighten things up, and to help raise awareness about global warming among a larger, celebrity loving and hating audience.

Go ahead, give it a try, and tell your friends. Below the game itself, there are a bunch of ways to link to the game. You can even download the source code and make your own version starring your local politicians or friends and neighbours.

Comments

This game is a riot! Who knew Leonardo DiCaprio was so green? I didn’t, anyway. At first I didn’t realize that the system was nudging my choices into the right spot, but then I caught on. Great idea.
shouldn’t he end up as one of the worst stinkers? After all, few people create more CO2 “pollution” than he does. Or is criteria related to what you say, and not to what you do?

Ummm, Johan, ever heard of being “carbon-neutral”? The greenhouse gases released during the production of “An Inconvenient Truth” were offset by investments in clean energy and emissions reduction projects.

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