Climate is still an emergency in the age of Covid-19

Discounting the Future projected onto an iceberg
Discounting the Future, David Buckland, 2008

Change needs public and political buy-in and art is the most effective way to communicate a complex concept to a population. It’s the key to unlocking a safer world.

Global communities are experiencing an unprecedented cultural challenge: the temporary focus is the Covid-19 virus, but the longer-term one is climate change. Each is and will continue affecting us profoundly. We are awash with journalistic comment and political pronouncements but what does it mean to be human now and how will that evolve in the coming months?

Read the full article by Cape Farewell’s David Buckland, published by Arts Professional in May 2020.

Read the article on Arts Professional

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