Tag Archives: Climate Change

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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Apocalypse Now (London)

Visible just twice daily at low tides, artist Jason deCaires Taylor’s sculptures of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse aim to raise awareness about climate change. Titled “The Rising Tide”, the installation is located near London’s Vauxhall Bridge. The heads … Continue reading

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A Day Without Cars

On September 27,2015, Paris is going car-free (sort of) for one day. Une Journ√©e Sans Voitures , sponsored by the Paris municipal government, will temporarily pedestrianize streets and boulevards in the 1st through 7th and the 10th,11th and 16th arrondissements. … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Future

Is this the future of London? A compelling exhibit at the Museum of London offers a series of thought provoking digital “postcards from London’s future”. Created by illustrators Robert Graves and Didier Madoc-Jones, the images suggest a tragic vision of … Continue reading

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