Who says you can’t have fun whilst solving the world’s problems? Deborah Mensah-Bonsu, founder of Games for Good joins Climate Curious to discuss the power of video games in motivating climate action.

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Who says you can’t have fun whilst solving the world’s problems? Playing video games can increase climate action, says Deborah Mensah-Bonsu, the founder of Games for Good on TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious. With more than 3 billion gamers on the planet, plus a tonne of green themed content, tune in to explore the ways in which people are playing for the planet, and how games can help us change the world for the better, together.

Resources:
Follow Deborah on Twitter
Follow Deborah on LinkedIn
Watch Deborah’s TEDx Talk – Why video games aren’t a waste of time
Check out Games for Good
Check out Playing for the Planet
Check out Green Game Jam
Read the Green Game Jam Player Research
Check out the IGDA Climate SIG 

Deborah’s recommended green video games:
Terra Nil
The Wandering Village
Riders Republic

Listen to more Climate Curious episodes on creativity:

Esteban Gast, Can climate change be funny?
Xavier Cortada, What is an eco-artist? 
Kumi Naidoo, What is artivism?
Katharine Hayhoe, Why talking is the most important thing you can do to fight climate change

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