Earth Destroyers

Earth Destroyers

The machines used to mine coal are called “earth movers”. I call them “earth destroyers”. You can see them in the distance in this photograph by Edward Burtynsky, from his book Anthropocene, titled Coal Mine #1, North Rhine, Westphalia Germany...
In Human Time

In Human Time

The Climate Museum in NY City officially opened in its temporary space in the Parsons School of Design on December 20, 2017 with two artists: Zaria Forman, who we’ve featured here before, and Peggy Weil. In Human Time is about ice: Zaria Forman‘s beautiful...

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, There is rapture in the lonely shore, There is society where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not man the less, but nature more. — Lord George Gordon...
Learn about climate change (or cats) on YouTube

Learn about climate change (or cats) on YouTube

YouTube is not just a great source for cat videos; it’s also a great way to learn about all kinds of things, including climate change. But don’t worry, you don’t have to dig through the good, the bad, and the ugly of climate change videos, because...

Elegy for the Arctic

I have been a fan of Ludovico Einaudi, acclaimed Italian composer and pianist, for years. And now he has teamed up with Greenpeace to play the piano in front of a calving Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway. The goal is to raise awareness about the Arctic in...