ENERGY + ENVIRONMENT

The world is awakening to the human impacts on climate change and to our urgent need for clean energy. Learn how artists and designers are helping communities respond to and prepare for extreme weather—and reweave human connections to the planet.

Waterless Pools

Futility in the face of climate change | Tamara Johnson, Long Island City, NY + Socrates Sculpture Park

Future Reading

Considering our place on earth in the context of geological time and change | Katie Paterson, Oslo

Seven Magic Mountains

Ugo Rondinone's striking cairns evoke the meditative mindset of rock balancing | Las Vegas

Ritual River

Repurposing local pottery to showcase environmental issues | Manav Gupta, New Delhi, India

A Green Way Through

Public art makes a new highway more palatable | Vicki Scuri, Sandpoint, Idaho

Kai Tak Green Corridor

Bringing awareness and action to a polluted stretch of water | Wallace Ping Hung Chang, Hong Kong

Fire on the Veld

An environmental artist integrates science and art in nature | Hannelie Coetzee, Johannesburg, South Africa

Trash to Treasure

Generating energy in a garbage dump turned public park | Fresh Kills Landfill, Staten Island, New York

Homestead Act

Stopping a gas pipeline by copyrighting land as art | Peter von Tiesenhausen, Alberta, Canada

Climate Storytelling

Artists help us see the impacts of climate change | ArtCOP21, London