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IPCC 5 in Haiku.

Amazing what the bout of the flu can do. International climate scientist Gregory Johnson, who co-authored the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's 5th report, which came out in September, has simplified the 2000 page preview report into 19 illustrated haiku. I feel I understand it better now! https://www ... keep reading

Written by Gregory Johnson in December 2013, about Art & Culture, Education, Politics & Government (2 comments)

In Beijing, Kite Strings Provide Smog Warnings

    At the nexus between art and environmentalism, few products stand out with the immediate appeal of Beijing’s kite-string smog warning devices.   This device, as enchanting as it is effective, will appeal to the child in all of us. Which is no doubt why FLOAT Beijing was nominated to INDEX ... keep reading

Written by Jeanne Roberts in September 2013, about Air Quality, Art & Culture, Children and Families, Health, Lifestyle & Behavior (1 comment)

Scramble, Rock and Roll… or How I learned that Eggs come from Chickens and not the Corner Deli.

   Every year, my grade school would take a trip to a farm in upstate NY. We would stand in line and briefly take our turn milking a cow in machine-like precession before holding a baby chick, petting a goat and getting back on the bus… That was about the extent ... keep reading

Written by Natalie Gelman in September 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Lifestyle & Behavior

Global Warming as a Piece of Music

What does the changing climate sound like? It's an unusual question , but one that has now has at least one answer. University of Minnesota student Daniel Crawford, who turned climate change data from 1880 to 2012 into a musical composition. Crawford used surface temperature data provided by NASA’s ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Climate Change, Design (1 comment)

Scientists, Artists and Educators Explore Marine Debris Crisis, Museum Exhibition to Follow

Today an international team of scientists, artists and educators will launch an expedition to study the global marine debris crisis from one of the most breathtaking places on the planet: southwest Alaska. The Gyre project is a collaboration between the Anchorage Museum and Alaska SeaLife Center, in partnership with several ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in June 2013, about Art & Culture, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

DiCaprio 11th Hour Auction Raises $33 Million

Leonardo DiCaprio suggested to art collectors on Monday to bid at an environmental charity auction in New York as if the planet's fate “depends on us” - and the auction raised more than $33 million The 11th Hour  auction at Christie's featured 33 works of mostly contemporary art, much ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in May 2013, about Art & Culture, Celebrities, Climate Change, Environment & Wildlife, Finance & Money

Matthew Nystrom grew up in the well-to-do Klein suburbs of Houston, Tx. Many of the people Matt knew growing up in Houston paid their mortgages and fed their families by working for ExxonMobil, Shell Oil, Halliburton, and Conoco Phillips. By age ten Matt was acutely familiar with these companies and ... keep reading

Written by Hayden Moore in April 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior (1 comment)

Spill:Images from the Gulf by Acclaimed Photographer Daniel Beltra- at G2 Gallery

On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, The G2 Gallery will premiere the exhibit SPILL: Images from the Gulf by acclaimed photographer Daniel Beltra. Coinciding with the three-year anniversary of the disaster, SPILL features images from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. Daniel Beltra spent 40 days documenting ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in March 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Coal & Oil, Economics, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Health, Industry & Business, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

Gatsby’s Green Light is Trying to Make People Dance Smile & Think about Sustainable Living

  Epiphanies are hard to pin down, but they are some of life’s most sought after moments. Events or realizations that lead to profound paradigm shifts or the establishment of a purpose can create a cycle of positive growth for everyone within your circle of influence. For me, one major ... keep reading

Written by Ken Coulson in February 2013, about Art & Culture, Children and Families, Climate Change, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media

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