In response to environmental groups demanding science and natural history museums cut funding connected with the fossil fuel industry, San Francisco’s California Academy of Sciences says it will.
For 12 to 13 hours, New York City–based artist Sarah Cameron Sunde stands stock-still in the sea, surrendering herself to nature’s forces, from the rocking of waves to extreme temperatures.
WASHINGTON, DC — Last month’s demonstrations outside the National Museum of Natural History might not have prompted the public outcry activists had hoped for, but the claim that David Koch’s relationship to the museum impacts the content of their Human Origins exhibition deserves consideration.
WASHINGTON, DC — Chanting “kick Koch off the board” and lifting signs with slogans like, “climate deniers out of science museums,” a crowd of protesters picketed in front of the Smithsonian Institution Building (The Castle) just after 12:30pm.
On a Norwegian island 810 miles south of the North Pole is a safety net for an agricultural crisis.
Dancing about climate change makes about as much sense as … painting Op art compositions to give stock tips. Or crafting a steel sculpture that instructs viewers how to renew their driver’s licenses. Or composing an opera to review a restaurant.
Following on the heels of New York, London, and many other urban centers, Boston is the latest city to envision how best to manage the certainty of rising water levels due to global warming.
Merchants of Doubt, the latest documentary film by director Robert Kenner (Food, Inc., among others) uses a magician’s sleight of hand as an allegory for the conning of the American public by a handful of corporate lobbyists and public-relations mercenaries.
In the middle of the night, photographer Simon Norfolk dips a garden rake, wrapped in shaggy white carpet — a makeshift wick — into petroleum and sets it on fire.
Try to reconcile these numbers: one billion people go to bed hungry every night, yet Americans and Europeans throw away half of all food they purchase uneaten.
According to a 2008 survey, more than 1,200 rivers, 2,600 lakes, and 93,700 springs in Mongolia have disappeared, partly thanks to industrial mining.
Paris City Hall commissioned Vincent Callebaut Architectures to design a series of environmentally beneficial buildings.