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The Climate Clock now ticks with a tinge of optimism

The display in New York’s Union Square, which reports the window to address global warming, now also measures the rising use of renewable energy.
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NFTs are shaking up the art world. Are they also fueling climate change?

Making digital artwork requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases.

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Three Pittsburgh artists' plans to get you to pay attention to pollution problems

Artists often create work about nature as a way to draw attention to beauty in the natural world. But can their work also draw attention to pollution and the ways that Pittsburgh's environment can be dangerous?

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NFTs are shaking up the art world. Are they also fueling climate change?

Making the digital artworks requires colossal amounts of computing power, and that means greenhouse gases.
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Connection and understanding through environmental art

In late March of 2017, just a few weeks before Earth Day, the first Enviro-Art Gallery showcase took place as a small gathering and presentation in the cafeteria of James River High School in Midlothian, Virginia.

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Native American art hurt by construction, climate change

Along the Southwest's drying river banks, the building blocks of traditional creations are withering.
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'The Plastic Bag Store' in Times Square is a work of activism and art

Robin Frohardt has turned a vacant space in Times Square into a colorful installation that slyly doubles as an eco-warning. Puppets have their moment, too.
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Bigger Than Us Podcast: Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of Plastic Pollution Coalition

Host Raj Daniels interviews Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of Plastic Pollution Coalition and a passionate advocate against plastic pollution.

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‘More blue’: An artwork shows the sea changing during lockdown

A data-driven media installation, created to reflect marine conditions around the world, has altered with the slowing human activity.
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Designers coming together for climate change on Earth Day

As the world grapples to contain an immediate health crisis, designers have come together to throw their support behind tackling the greatest long term risk to humanity: climate change.

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Man creates endangered bird figures out of waste

A mosaic artisan is building sculptures of endangered birds by using waste materials, such as scrap metals, plastics and electronic cards to raise public awareness about environmental pollution.

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Duuuuude. What happens if the Earth gains consciousness?

The interactive art pop-up 'The End of You' tackles the environmental crisis through a transhumanistic lens.

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EPA letter criticizes Maryland over Chesapeake lawsuit threat

In a letter to members of Congress, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday maintained its support for Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts while criticizing Maryland, which has threatened to take the agency to court.

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