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Beautiful Landscape

We are building a global cultural movement that's inspiring big, bold, and beautiful climate action. 

Arts and culture to inspire action for a just and thriving world.

What are your Human Impacts? Climate change is complex and often overwhelming. We also know that caring about something doesn’t necessarily lead us to meaningful impact.  We make action personal and practical by highlighting new voices of leadership, connecting you to solutions in engaging ways, and welcoming you to a diverse, creative community that is addressing the root causes of the climate crisis. 

How We Do It


Developing leadership skills and tools for resiliency through hands-on learning, mentorship and community service.


Amplifying extraordinary voices of leadership and innovation through personal narratives.


Celebrating creative approaches to communicating and engaging people in the future we want.


Exploring local solutions with diverse audiences in inspiring settings.


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Check out CCA 2023!

The Creative Climate Awards (CCA) are an annual series of events that showcase artists creating climate-inspired public works and actions. Over the last decade, CCA has showcased climate-inspired artwork from around the globe, including 194 artists from 31 countries and reached over 200,000 audience members.

This year's theme is artworks that "Inspire a Climate Renaissance". Take a look at our monthlong festival and the amazing artists that took part this year!

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Join our HII Board

We are working to expand our leadership team and currently recruiting amazing Board Members!  


Become a HII Intern!

Want to dig deeper into our work and mission?  We are currently recruiting for 2023 interns for virtual or in-person internships in NYC or Marseille, France!  Interested? Take a look at what we have to offer and submit your application ASAP!

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If you are a frontline youth, join us for a private and unique meeting!

HII is organizing a private meeting with top environment researchers at Human Rights Watch to meet frontline youth! This discussion will take place on Wednesday 20th Sept from 3pm to 4:30pm at the Empire State Building in NYC. Join us to build your network and share your demands, questions and stories!


March for your future!

Join us at the March to end fossil fuels on Sunday 17th September in NYC! As a partner, the Human Impacts Institute will be there, with frontline communities to make our voice heard by the political players and urge Biden to put an end to pro-fossil fuel policies and support renewable energies! 

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HII is mobilized for Climate Week!

HII will collect stories and sounds from the frontline youth and allies! We are creating an audio library of stories, demands and feelings from frontline youth to spread their voice through climate events, and until COP28. During the March, at our Village NYCW at The Shed, we'll collect YOUR voices. This collection will start during Climate Week but will go further! 

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Our Impact

What are your Human Impacts? Ours include building collaborations between artists and scientists, policymakers, activists, and educators and developing over 14,000 hours of creative climate programming to audiences across the globe. We are ready to do more.


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