This month we feature the latest updates on arts, culture and the climate crisis, which is likely to be a recurring theme as the international community confronts the increasingly urgent issue.
Creativity connects us, especially in times of uncertainty and emergency. And as the impact of Australia’s bushfire crisis continues, arts and creativity will be crucial to the recovery of our communities.
They are far from the biggest polluters, but theatre companies in Newfoundland and Labrador are thinking about their carbon footprint.
The link between cultural and natural heritage – and the role the two can play in tackling climate change – runs far deeper.
The Directors and CEOs of Australia’s leading natural history museums issued a joint statement this week (4 February), in support of increased funding and co-ordinated action to address the impacts of climate change on our nation’s biodiversity. The statement comes in response to the devastation caused by the recent bushfires, what they estimate as a loss of trillions of animals – a scale not seen since species were first recorded in Australia.
Google Arts & Culture has launched a new online initiative calling attention to five Unesco World Heritage sites under threat from climate change.