Category Archives: environment

Lichen

Feeling a little like Dr Who approaching a strange new planet, I squinted through the lens at a magnificent, highly complex world – a world of bushy frondy shrubby things and crusty flat spreading patches, a world of what looked … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the land: Mel Chin

Environmental art has developed and diversified over the years, until today it has a multitude of different facets, many of which don’t lend themselves to easy definitions and categories. In fact, environmental art in itself is pretty hard to define, … Continue reading

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COP15

COP15 (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) is coming up next month. This is the latest UN Climate Change Conference, where the world’s leaders will gather in Copenhagen to reach a deal which puts the world on track to … Continue reading

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Stop Climate Chaos Coalition| The Wave

Here are two important links: The Wave | Stop Climate Chaos Coalition. The Wave

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I am so sorry. Goodbye.

Here are a few more pictures of the double-domed pavilion ‘I am so sorry. Goodbye’, from a previous incarnation at the Tatton Park (Chester) Biennial last year. the photos above are © Duncan Hull. More fabulous pictures of the Morisons’ work, including … Continue reading

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Friends of the Earth Petition

Passing on this important info from William Shaw of RSA Arts & Ecology. Hello people, This is worth signing if you get a second: http://www.foe.co.uk/climatetalks/petition.html It’s the Friends of the Earth petition to world leaders in the run up to … Continue reading

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Today is World Environment Day

The UN World Environment Day was set up in 1972 to stimulate worldwide awareness of the environment and enhance political attention and public action. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is also sponsoring a “Twitter for Trees” program, promising to plant … Continue reading

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The Age of Stupid

I got to see Franny Armstrong’s ‘The Age of Stupid’ last night. Well worth seeing. It stars Pete Postlethwaite as the last remaining survivor in the year 2055, on a planet devastated by climate breakdown. He sits in front of … Continue reading

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Respond! Persist!

Respond! , as I have mentioned before,  is one of the current projects of the RSA Arts and Ecology programme. It is an online project which, among other things, is designed for the United Nation’s Environmental Programme  World Environment Day on June 5th.   … Continue reading

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Crude and Stupid: Two Horror Movies for Earth Day

more about “A Crude Awakening“, posted with vodpod more about “The Age of Stupid: final trailer Feb …“, posted with vodpod These films explore  two of the major issues of our era: dubbed Peak Oil and Climate Change. For two sane … Continue reading

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