SDG 13: Climate Action

How are video games inspiring a new wave of climate action?

Video games are helping to raise awareness about climate change and what action can be taken to stop it. Image: Unsplash/JESHOOTS.COM

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Mission 1.5 video game challenges users to make the right decisions that will keep the world on track to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Image: UNDP

Video games reach the screens of over 3 billion people in the world, which can be tapped to inspire a new wave of climate action.
Video games reach the screens of over 3 billion people in the world, which can be tapped to inspire a new wave of climate action. Image: Unsplash/Onur Binay

Video game companies like Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft have made commitments to help protect people and the planet.
Video game companies like Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft have made commitments to help protect people and the planet. Image: SIE

Video games like Alba aim to teach users about climate action like conservation and restoration.
Video games like Alba aim to teach users about climate action like conservation and restoration. Image: Ustwo Games

Different activations in video games during Green Game Jams have contributed to the planting of over 266,000 trees, a substantial effort towards addressing climate change.
Different activations in video games during Green Game Jams have contributed to the planting of over 266,000 trees, a substantial effort towards addressing climate change. Image: Ubisoft

Most of the carbon is produced through games that play on devices, mainly mobile phones.
Most of the carbon is produced through games that play on devices, mainly mobile phones. Image: Unsplash/Mika Baumeister
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How can digital technologies help deliver the climate goals?

3/4 consumers around the world expect brands to be actively involved in solving social and environmental changes.
3/4 consumers around the world expect brands to be actively involved in solving social and environmental changes. Image: Gameloft/Lotus

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