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January 11, 2017

See the video of our inaugural Creative Climate Summit participants talking inspiration>>

See amazing photos from the 2016 Creative Climate Summit>>

In August of 2016, we gathered a group of 15 artists, designers, audio producers, researchers, videographers, progra...

October 21, 2016

Migrations des Anthropodes by Dominique Paul

Last Thursday, the Human Impacts Institute hosted a night of short films and live music at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of New York in Midtown Manhattan.

To kick off the night, we began with Sara Koppel’s “Seriously...

March 3, 2016

 

 

Of all the things that come to mind when you hear the word ‘lawyer’ ‘great with kids’ is probably not one of them. And I would agree with you, given that I am a lawyer and years of reading judicial opinions and excessive use of phrases like ‘see supra’ and ‘in summat...

June 2015 Launch of the Human Impact Stories program at the French Consulate, NYC

 

How do we inspire people to take climate action? What do we need to effectively communicate complex problems and solutions? And Who are the people leading the way in our communities? Im...

Inspiring people to change bad habits, consume less, and to accept that the status quo of human societies’ just doesn’t work with our planet’s climate is a tough job.  There are days when I’m reading climate science reports on the current and predicted impacts of clima...

June 29, 2015

 

What is ‘the climate’? Via Dictionary.com: “the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years.” And that’s...

December 19, 2014

The Human Impacts Institute has partnered with the Transatlantic Climate Bridge Program of Germany to implement a series of innovative salons in cities across the United States. From 2013-2014, we have implemented a total of 9 salons in cities such as Miami, the B...

October 14, 2014

This past Saturday while many New Yorkers and visitors toured Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg food festival, Christina Massey enjoyed her afternoon at East River State Park interviewing a group of talented artists and activists. Her topic of discussion, as quoted by her: “how/s...

October 14, 2014

On Sunday, October 12th, 2014, artist Carl Landegger hosted an interactive art piece and social change project called, “Chalk Circle Change”. This performance piece is in the running for the Creative Climate Awards as an interactive art piece inspired by issues of clim...

October 14, 2014

How can you ignore a “future” disappearing before your own eyes? It’s nearly impossible, as we found on Sunday, September 21st, at one of our Creative Climate Awards nominees’ events. Artists LigoranoReese created a sculpture titled, “Dawn of the Anthropocene”, an...

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