Women Artists are Bringing the Reality of Climate Change into Your Living Room

The intersection of art and science is a varied and multifaceted place. Much is indeed left to interpretation. However, without those whose creativity breaches the divide, there would be a terrific void in our experience and education of the subject of the environment be it climate change or appreciation of the world beyond ourselves. Below […]

Standing at the crossroads of the climate crisis

Standing at the crossroads of the climate crisis Solitaire Townsend Saturday, October 14, 2017 – 2:00am The following is an edited excerpt from “The Happy Hero” by Solitaire Townsend (Unbound, Autumn 2017). A crisis always starts with some small shifts in “normal.” A tiny ember burns, the sky fills with cloud, a few pebbles fall. For […]

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts

Arctic stronghold of world’s seeds flooded after permafrost melts No seeds were lost but the ability of the rock vault to provide failsafe protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change By Damian Carrington The Svalbard ‘doomsday’ seed vault was built to protect millions of food crops from climate change, wars and natural […]

Unchecked Consumption is the Elephant in the Boardroom

Unchecked Consumption Is the Elephant in the Boardroom March 24, 2017 by Eliot Metzger , Lindsey Longendyke , Samantha Putt del Pino Many businesses measure growth by selling more stuff to more people, and consumer markets are expected to expand in the decades ahead. The world is on pace to exceed 9.5 billion people by […]

New York Skyscrapers Adapt to Climate Change

The reach of the EPA is much longer than one thinks. It’s a comprehensive entity that effects infrastructure existing and new and climate change is having an effect on our planning for the present and the future. Architects building our skyscrapers and other buildings need to use all the information available to create climate change […]

The Future of Food – An Actionable Evening with EWG’s Ken Cook and Dr. Frank Lipman

The Future of Food- An Actionable Evening with EWG’s Ken Cook & Dr. Frank Lipman By Nicole Meyers Why, all of a sudden, is everyone is gluten intolerant? On September 13th, Environmental Working Group’s co-founder Ken Cook sat down with functional medicine leader Dr. Frank Lipman, MD to discuss how our broken food system has […]

Save the Hors d’Oeuvre!

We live in New York City. We are bombarded every day with pleas from environmental groups to save something – something new or old or small and cute and it is often too overwhelming to contemplate. We live in the human built environment surrounded on all sides by other humans and very little nature. How […]

Our Legacy – A Human Story

Our Legacy – A Human Story When considering climate change and the many-sided arguments that accompany it, one must turn to the core of human values to define our ultimate goals. It has been addressed in every way possible; through art, film, documentary, short film, petitions, lobbying, lawmaking, media, social media, news – both print […]

Water, water everywhere…

And not a drop to drink according to NASA. Water conservation and backing off on aquifer drilling is a must do right now. There’s no replacing water that is created naturally from rain and snowfall once it is consumed without spending excruciating amounts of money on desalinization plants and treatment facilities. A smarter move would […]

June 17th – Climate sHeros Event!

Don’t know how you can make a difference on climate change? Get inspired by the launch of the Human Impact Stories “Climate sHeros” series of personal stories of diverse New York women who are leading the way in combating global climate change…and see their stories reimagined through art, live music, poetry and performance. Stay for […]