Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Are you Living Sustainably?

If you think you’re living sustainably and are up for a little challenge, check out “Consumer Consequences”, an interactive game designed to illustrate the impact of our lifestyles on the Earth. Consumer Consequences is part of American Public Media's™ special series, "Consumed," which explores whether the modern American lifestyle is sustainable in the long run.

Consumer Consequences asks a series of questions about your lifestyle, and as you play, it will show you how many "Earths" of natural resources it would take to sustain all 6.6 billion humans… if everyone lived like you.

The impact of your lifestyle is calculated based on the "ecological footprint" model created by American Public Media’s research partner, Redefining Progress.

Consumer Consequences lets you compare your lifestyle with other players and gives you a chance to modify your choices and reduce your footprint.

Ready to play? Click here