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It’s Hard to Be King

If you were king for a day (or President for a century), could you slow the course of climate change? This Flash game from the BBC challenges you to create a carbon-neutral future, while still maintaining your coffers–and your presidency.

With international carbon-reduction treaties to contend with, and policy suggestions like, “Privatize Electricity”, it takes more than a curbside recycling program to succeed in this game:


Clearly, my own leadership leaves plenty to be desired.

Hat-tip, Josh Rosenau, coturnix.


  1. #1 coturnix
    January 29, 2007

    Hey, I found it first!

  2. #2 Kevin W. Parker
    January 29, 2007

    I managed to meet the CO2 goals and stay in office, even though my economy was in tatters. Not sure how that works.

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