Design and Architecture vs. Climate Change: What Does the Future Bring — ecogreenlove

Green living doesn’t have to look (or cost) like something out of a sci-fi movie. Today, there is a vast availability of ecological materials that can keep inhabitants safe while contributing to minimized pollution. Combined with modern design solutions, they’re helping create aesthetically pleasing homes in which families can live comfortably and sustainably. via Design and Architecture vs. Climate Change: What Does the Future Bring — … Continue reading Design and Architecture vs. Climate Change: What Does the Future Bring — ecogreenlove

Schools in New Zealand to teach students about climate crisis, activism and “eco anxiety”

Schools in New Zealand will teach students about climate crisis, activism and “eco anxiety”. The New Zealand scheme, which will be offered to 11-15 year-old students, will not be compulsory, the government said. The new Ministry of Education resource includes eight lessons on topics such as understanding the difference between climate and weather, how climate change could affect New Zealand, and New Zealand’s current commitments to tackling … Continue reading Schools in New Zealand to teach students about climate crisis, activism and “eco anxiety”

Meltdown: Exhibition emphasises the changing global climate and the importance of glaciers

A series of artworks emphasising the changing global climate and the importance of glaciers is currently on display at London’s Horniman Museum. The temporary exhibition, entitled Meltdown, aims to emphasise the importance of glaciers in a scientific, illustrative and dramatic way. The show features work from every relevant continent, leading the viewer on a journey in three chapters – The Importance of Glaciers, Current Issues … Continue reading Meltdown: Exhibition emphasises the changing global climate and the importance of glaciers

Indigenous teens from Canada’s Northwest Territories invited to show their self-shoot documentary on climate change at UN conference

Indigenous teenagers from Tuktoyaktuk in North Canada have been invited to show a documentary they made on climate change at a United Nations convention this December. The 20-minute documentary, Happening to Us, looks at the impact of climate change within their community, where the coastline has eroded to the point that houses are at risk of falling into the ocean and have to be moved. Tuktoyaktuk, … Continue reading Indigenous teens from Canada’s Northwest Territories invited to show their self-shoot documentary on climate change at UN conference

The North Pole: Comedy web series tackling gentrification and climate crisis in Oakland returns for second season

The North Pole, a comedy web series centred around gentrification in Oakland and climate crisis, returns with a second season next month. Set in North Oakland, California, from which the series takes its name, The North Pole follows three friends as they endeavour to stay afloat amidst a rapidly changing neighbourhood and changes to the environment due to climate change. The North Pole first debuted … Continue reading The North Pole: Comedy web series tackling gentrification and climate crisis in Oakland returns for second season

7 sci-fi stories that imagine a better world — Grist

The latest news about climate change got you in an existential spiral? Did you just finish all 322 pages of David Wallace-Wells’ best-selling nightmare scenario The Uninhabitable Earth? Get out of the fetal position and read on! A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a story about how science fiction could help solve climate change.… via 7 sci-fi stories that imagine a better world — Grist Continue reading 7 sci-fi stories that imagine a better world — Grist

Rapper Baba Brinkman making the climate science conversation accessible to all

Baba Brinkman grew up on a musical diet of mixtapes by the likes of Run-DMC, The Beastie Boys and Eric B & Rakim. But the New York-based rapper, who today raps about climate change and consciousness, almost didn’t pursue his innate talent, when as a teenager he concluded that “I’m too white, my upbringing was too safe, I’m too alien to the world that this … Continue reading Rapper Baba Brinkman making the climate science conversation accessible to all

Unfortunately, Ready to Wear: Luka Sabbat’s fashion collection designed to adapt to climate change threats

The fashion industry got a wake up call this week when “creative entrepreneur” extraordinaire Luka Sabbat launched the Unfortunately, Ready to Wear collection – a set of innovative and futuristic fashion essentials designed to adapt to the current climate change threats. The capsule collection, which will be presented during New York Fashion Week at the Milk Gallery Exhibition from now until 14 February, was created in … Continue reading Unfortunately, Ready to Wear: Luka Sabbat’s fashion collection designed to adapt to climate change threats

Putting Down Roots: Documentary shows communities restoring diverse forests once stripped of their trees

Putting Down Roots is a short film which focuses on communities who are restoring diverse forests in areas that were once stripped of their trees. From the remote Scottish coast to the foothills of the Himalayas to the Xingu basin in the Amazon, Putting Down Roots shows how stopping deforestation and restoring forests prevents emissions, removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and transforms lives. Forests cover 30% of … Continue reading Putting Down Roots: Documentary shows communities restoring diverse forests once stripped of their trees

More than half of all wild coffee species facing extinction, study warns

Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including popular coffees Arabica and Robusta, experts at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew have warned. Research published by scientists at Kew found that 60% of all wild coffee species are threatened with extinction, and that current conservation measures for wild coffee species are not enough to protect their long-term … Continue reading More than half of all wild coffee species facing extinction, study warns