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New Georgetown Protest Mural Takes on Climate Change, South Seattle Air Pollution

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New Georgetown Protest Mural Takes on Climate Change, South Seattle Air Pollution The collaboration between Seattle artist Craig Cundiff and anti-gasoline organization Coltura debuted last weekend. BY: MICHAEL RIETMULDER  | Posted November 17, 2017 FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestCompartilhar ART GEORGETOWN CLIMATE CHANGE Image Credit:  Courtesy of Craig Cundiff Cundiff's mural is on the back of the former Poppleton Electric & Machinery Co. building in Georgetown.

COPtimism: Why arts and culture hold the key to positive climate action

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COPtimism: Why arts and culture hold the key to positive climate action Alison Tickell | 17th November 2017 “China Hall” installation at the British Ceramics Biennial (c) Joel Fildes. As COP23 draws to a close, the environmental community turns to world leaders to provide solutions to the great challenge of our time. Arguing that civic engagement is key, ALISON TICKELL from Julie’s Bicycle reflects on the vital role that the arts sector can play in shaping the culture around climate change As COP23 draws to a close, the environmental community turns to world leaders to provide solutions to the great challenge of our time. Arguing that civic engagement is key, ALISON TICKELL from Julie’s Bicycle reflects on the vital role that the arts sec For those of us following the climate narrative, it is perhaps only natural to for us to have turned our heads toward Bonn and COP 23 over the …

The Story Behind Banksy

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The Story Behind Banksy On his way to becoming an international icon, the subversive and secretive street artist turned the art world upside-down image: https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/Pea12ANB6a7eiHPqNu_DaLGITwY=/800x600/filters:no_upscale()/https://public-media.smithsonianmag.com/filer/The-Story-Behind-Banksy-2.jpg Banksy melds street-fighting passion and pacifist ardor in his image of a protester whose Molotov cocktail morphs into a bouquet. (Pixelbully / Alamy) By Will Ellsworth-Jones SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE | SUBSCRIBEFEBRUARY 2013 5.7K251596

O MITO DO ANTROPOCENO

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O MITO DO ANTROPOCENO Texto de Andreas Malm
United Land, imagens de François Ronsiaux A noção de que adentramos uma nova era, a da humanidade como força geológica, foi sugerida pela primeira vez em 2000, em um artigo de Paul Crutzen e Eugene Stoermer traduzido com exclusividade pela PISEAGRAMA e disponível em nosso site.
Aqui, Andreas Malm sugere que essa era, chamada de Antropoceno, talvez não seja a época geológica de toda uma espécie, mas somente de alguns poucos humanos. Oano passado foi o mais quente já registrado na história. Mesmo assim, a principal fonte geradora de energia no mundo não foi a luz solar, a força dos ventos, o gás natural ou o petróleo, mas o carvão. O crescimento nas emissões globais – de 1% ao ano na década de 1990 para 3% neste milênio, até o presente momento – é impressionante. E essa escalada aconteceu paralelamente ao aumento do nosso conhecimento a respeito das terríveis consequências do uso de combustíveis fósse…