Darren Barefoot writes:

We built this little flash game for DeSmogBlog, a site dedicated to 'clearing the PR pollution that clouds the science on climate change'. They're a serious bunch, and we wanted to lighten things up.

The goal is to sort the celebrities according to their greenness (is Travolta better or worse than Schwarzneggar?). Caution: banjo music and farty sounds ahead.


It's a cool clever little flash game, but the real kicker is this:

Use our Source Code and Make Your Own Version

Have you got, uh, mad Flash skillz? Replace our celebrities with other stars, politicians or your friends and neighbours! We're making the source file for this game available under a Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial, Share Alike 2.5 Canada license. That may sound scary, but it's pretty simple. Check out this page for a plain language explanation.

Here are the source files:

* Source files for Stars and Stinkers (ZIP, 4.8 MB)

How cool is that? What a great way to set off a family argument about whose footprint is smaller. "If Aunt Bessie replaces her incandescent bulbs with CFLs next week, she'll move one slot closer to the Gore side of the scale."