The Guardian Shows Why We May Continue To Fail

Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen – shame about the climate change art. In a recent column with the above title in Britain’s newspaper ‘The Guardian’, environmental writer Bibi van der Zee gives her views on whether the art works that surrounded the Copenhagen Climate Change conference would do any good at all.  Written before the summit finished …

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After Copenhagen – Should the human race be destroyed?

The Copenhagen summit has just ended. A few politicians are putting a positive spin on the outcome saying that much progress has been achieved and this is a good first step.  But the emerging consensus seems to be that this was a flop – a summit that oscillated between tragedy and farce and has achieved …

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Minkkinnen’s Body And The Natural Environment

Arno Rafael Minkkinen’s photographs make a powerful visual statement about Man’s interaction with the natural environment – even though that was not his intent when he created this fascinating body of work. Minkkinen is a Finnish photographer who created ‘self-portraits’ of a different kind. He set himself the task of creating a set of photographs …

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Fallen Trees Come To Trafalgar Square in “Ghost Forest”

On Monday, November 16th,  Angela Palmer’s “Ghost Forest” opens in Trafalgar Square, London.  This large and ambitious installation aims to draw attention to the link between deforestation and climate change. The installation brings to London 10 rain forest tree stumps from a commercially logged, regulated rain forest in Ghana and installs them in Trafalgar Square …

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