Tag Archives: Climate Change

Booksellers Join The Fight

The wildfires currently raging in Australia have burned millions of acres and devastated the country’s wildlife. To date, twenty-five people have  also died as a result of the months-long blaze.Now, the book community is rallying around those working overtime to … Continue reading

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We Were Warned

Last May, the street artist(s) known as Banksy unveiled a dramatic mural near Campo Santa Margherita  in Venice. It featured a child refugee clad in a lifevest and holding a neon pink flare. Over the course of Autumn flooding, during … Continue reading

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A is for Anarchism

I recently had the chance to finally watch the New American Masters PBS documentary on the late science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin. For the most part, it was a good exploration of her life and career. Maybe if … Continue reading

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Ice Scream

During the last few years, I have had the opportunity to observe first hand the devastating impact that climate change is having on glaciers in Alaska and in Europe. It’s heartbreaking to see the rapid retreat of these spectacular natural … Continue reading

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Support Venice

Italian artist Lorenzo Quinn has created an enormous pair of hands emerging from the Grand Canal in Venice. The surreal installation, titled “Support”, was built to raise awareness about climate change and rising waters that threat Venice and cities worldwide. … Continue reading

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A Message From The Past To The Future

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Playing For Time

During the past two years, I’ve had the opportunity to see the impact of climate change up close in Alaska and in Iceland. It’s beyond depressing to observe the dramatic retreat of ancient glaciers. Greenpeace continues to try and raise … Continue reading

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Paris : Live the Climate Experience

The international street art collective Brandalism has taken over more than 600 billboards and advertisements in Paris to mark the UN’s COP21 conference on climate change.At least 80 artists from 19 nations have replaced ads around Paris with subversive messages … Continue reading

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Before The Flood

Sean Yoro, aka “Hula”, is a Hawaii-born, New York City-based artist who made waves last year with a series of photorealistic murals of women that he painted from his surfboard. His latest project, called “The Warning”, involves equally dramatic paintings … Continue reading

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Help Save The Wilderness

Since returning to Iceland this summer after many years away, I’ve become a little bit obsessed with the extraordinary island nation. If you have ever been there, you will understand where I’m coming from. With the largest unspoiled wilderness area in … Continue reading

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