2020 or Bust is an environmentalist project of the organization “So You Want To Change The World, Inc.” that uses a mobile game application to track users’ “carbon footprint” by logging travel, food, and physical activities.
Laughlin Artz, a “queer eco-radical performance artist” and the founder of Context News, is the president and founder of “2020 or Bust.”
The app, “2020 or Bust, The Game of the Century” was launched in 2016, described as “easy, pop-culture, actionable (and) fun.” 
As described in the mobile app game, “Game of the Century” will “literally help reduce global emissions, the key to the world’s winning the game.” The mobile game app also provides real-time progress of users’ activities across the world on a website dashboard. According to 2020 or Bust, the dashboard is used to show users’ activities in reducing the estimated 8 gigatons of carbon dioxide needed to stop climate change. 
Skateboarding Across the Desert
Laughlin Artz, the president of 2020 or Bust, traveled from Salt Lake City, Utah, to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2018 by skateboard to highlight the issue of climate change. Artz used a skateboard to cross nearly 400 miles between the cities. During his trip, Artz had a team of 3 personnel that rode alongside him with a support van. 
In 2013, Laughlin Artz, president of 2020 or Bust claimed that if 500 million people did not change their way of life, the Earth will inevitably be unable to reverse the effects of the changing climate. 
In 2017, 2020 or Bust, joined with Rainforest Partnership to recognize the “World Rainforest Day” on June 22, 2017. The event highlighted the Paris Climate Agreement and the withdrawal of the United States from that agreement. 
In 2019, 2020 or Bust held a Global Youth Climate Action Summit. A banner at the event read, “Don’t let the planet get hotter than you.” 
Laughlin Artz, described as a “queer eco-radical performance artist” in an advertisement for a promotional event for 2020 or Bust’s involvement at a United Nations environmentalist conference in Marrakech, Morocco, founded and leads 2020 or Bust. Artz has described President Donald Trump as “very, very bad. People make the comparison: this is like a textbook case of Fascism.” 
Artz is the author of the book Extinction Is Not Our Worst Alternative in which he describes the climate change situation as “probably already too late and if not, a quickly shrinking window.” 
Janis Bookout, a co-founder of 2020 or Bust, is also the founder of the Austin Texas-based advocacy groupAustin Climate Alliance.