In June of 2015, I invited a group of climate experts and creatives (artists, performers, writers) in Marseille, France, to come together over wine and food to have a conversation about inspiration and how we can inspire more action on climate change.  It was an amazin...

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...

April 24, 2015

On Wednesday, April 22nd, the world celebrated the 45th annual Earth Day. Of course, every day is Earth Day, and technically it has celebrated about 4.54 billion of them, but it’s important to have a special day honoring what it gives us, and recognizing that we need t...

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...

December 18, 2014

In 2013-2014 the Human Impacts Institute is partnering with the Transatlantic Climate Bridge Program of Germany to explore how we can make climate change personal to our communities and re-communicate climate issues to the American public in creative and engaging...

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...

October 14, 2014

Does the climate crisis change how we value ourselves? This is a driving question behind artist Marie Christine Katz’s reflective performance piece appropriately titled “What’s My Worth”. “What’s My Worth” is a contender in this years Creative Climate Awards, cura...

October 14, 2014

As part of the our Creative Climate Awards, from September 24th through October 14th, Una Chaudhuri, Fritz Ertl, Oliver Kellhammer, and Marina Zurkow have shared their personal letters to our climate in storefront windows just Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass....

October 14, 2014

On October 5,2014,  Jody Sperling screened her dance performance, “Ice Floe” at the SUBMERGE! NYC Marine Science Festival in partnership with HII.  During her 43-day residency abroad with the US Coast Guard Cutter Healy, Sperling experienced the unique relationship bet...

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