Texas Tech University

Fortnite Streamed on Twitch By Scientists to Promote Climate Change Awareness

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October 18, 2018

Segment Next - Fortnite is a global phenomenon and it won’t surprise you to know that scientists are now playing it on Twitch while discussing the climate changes. Yes, you read that correctly. Scientists are taking advantage of the game’s popularity to teach people about climate changes

This idea started when Katharine Hayhoe, a scientist at Texas Tech University held a climate webinar. The climate webinar wasn't able to get many viewers, unlike her seven-year-old son who happened to gain a lot more just by playing Fortnite.

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