Concepts and issues addressed

 

 
Concepts addressed

Introduce the concept of sustainable development and the associated vocabulary : economical, social, environmental, equitable, livable, bearable, sustainable

Raise awareness to the reduction of energy consumption, improvement of energy efficiency and promotion of renewable energies

Get aware of the issues at the individual, local and global levels.

Issues

 

With a fun approach, different issues related to mastering our energy and renewable energies are addressed through: 

The responsibility and impact of our actions on the planet and society.
The temporal dimension of our actions and their consequences in the long run.  
The links between the individual, local and global scale of the issues. 

 

The game proposes 9 missions that cover different issues organised in the following tables: 

Energy Saving

Individual

Local

Global

Holiday
Help Benjamin choose his holiday
  • Comparative look at emissions of CO2 by  plane, train, bike, car, car-sharing, bus
  • Modes of housing and impacts 

 

 

 

Traffic congestion
Help Sam reduce traffic congestion
  • Impact of city planning on transports
  • Public vs individual  transports 

 

Feed the world
Help Eva reduce energy consumption in relation to food
  • Distribution of consumer goods
  • Local vs imported production
  • Retail : shop, hypermarkets, e-commerce, fair trade
  • In season produces / stocked
 

 

Energy efficiency

Individual

Local

Global

Dress code
Help lisa find the right dress for her concert
  • Energetic and ecological cost of production
  • Buying vs recycling, lending, bartering…
  • Hyper-consumption
  • Maintenance and energy consumption
  • Local vs imported production Housing
Ghost town
Help Oliver rebuild the village
  • Insulation
  • Energy label for housing
  • Passive buildings and construction
  • Eco-smart housing
  • Impact : collective / individual housing
  • Law
More efficiency
Help julia promote energy efficiency
  • Targets 20-20-20
  • Norms and labels
  • Law or self regulation
  • Role of the European Union

Renewable energies

Individual

Local

Global

Community center
Help Sarah choose the appropriate power source
  • Solutions for urban supply of renewable energies (solar panels, mini wind mills)
  • Impact on CO2 emissions
  • NGO and private actions  zoning

The island
Help Sofia choose a sustainable energy source
  • Several possibilities : solar panels, dams, maritime wind mills, tidal power
  • New energies, lifestyles and landscape protection
  • Prospective

Back to future
Help Carl define energies for tomorrow
  • Research and development
  • Biogas
  • Biofuels
  • Local particularities
  • International collaboration