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Our giant game of Tetris
 
Type: Audio / visual
Geographical coverage: International
Country:
Implementing Entity: Journalist Joss Fong
Language: English
Cost: unspecified
Link: http://www.jossfong.com/about-me.html
 
This video illustrates global warming in an eye-catching way. Do you remember the video game of Tetris? There\'s a game of Tetris happening on a global scale: The playing space is planet Earth, and all those pesky, stacking blocks represent carbon dioxide -- a greenhouse gas that is piling up ever more rapidly as we burn the fossil fuels that run our cars, factories and power plants. rnThis time the game is real and, unlike with Tetris, we won\'t get an opportunity to start over and try againů