by MPD
Categories: Internet, People.

What do you get when you combine an outspoken celebrity, powerful government agency, and a super cool nonprofit? A Facebook game that helps players take real life action to save the environment.

Sophia Bush along with the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star program and DoSomething.org, recently launched eMission — a new Facebook game that empowers players to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while competing online against friends.

“It helps you save energy and protect the environment,” says Bush. “Compete with your friends to see who can save the most energy. Reduce carbon in the real world, and score points in the game. That’s way better than making a fake farm or pretending to be in the mafia, right?”

Players also have the chance to win some pretty cool eco prizes and even scholarships for college!

Wanna know more? Check out Sophia’s video after the jump below, and stop by DoSomething.org/eMission.