In 1958, climate deniers were thrown a curve. The Keeling Curve, to be exact. Which provided undeniable evidence that the world was warming, and in doing so, worldwide catastrophic damage was underway. What happened next continues the infuriating saga of the fight against global warming.
Our oceans have been sending out distress signals for decades but we’re just not listening. From Florida to Turkey to Japan, there are alarming signs that they aren’t just in trouble, but in dire straits. The call must be answered now. But before we get to what kind of action we must take; we need to understand exactly what type of emergency we’re facing. But brace yourself. It isn’t pretty.
When pollinators such as the monarch come to an end, so will our fragile food network. If there are no pollinators there won’t be any plants. No plants mean no food for animals. And not just the four- legged kind that give milk and provide meat. The human kind. The following blog overviews our current day butterfly effect. One that can have a happy or tragic ending depending on what we do next.
2010 was the year when public performance art to raise awareness about the increasing threat to our planet got real. From giant hands ripping down representative buildings, to massive melting ice sculptures, to a nude weeping human form blanketed in oil, art began demanding change in new and creative ways. Find-out if all of this creative fury made a difference in the fight against climate change. Or if the curtain is about to fall on us all.