Mercury Game launched in Halifax

The "Mercury Game," an interactive negotiation simulation focusing on the interactions between science and policy in developing global environmental regulations, was launched today at the Mercury 2011 conference in Halifax. 

For more on the game, which was developed by graduate student Leah Stokes with Noelle Selin and Lawrence Susskind at MIT, see a news article here or the game web site here. The game is freely available for download to use in courses and other educational/nonprofit uses. The game was developed with support from the U.S. National Science Foundation.