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Can Art Help People Feel The Devastation Of Climate Change?

Category: Environmental Sustainability
A woman looks at a wall with several pictures in blue.

A new museum is potentially opening in New York City, all about climate change. The Climate Museum will put the climate change debate front and center through art for those who attend.

Miranda Massie hopes the Climate Museum in New York City can convince visitors to be better stewards of the climate—by appealing at once to their intellect and their emotions.

-Amy Brady

In early 2018, a small gallery at the Parsons School of Design in Lower Manhattan glowed with a bluish-green light. It emanated from an art installation by Peggy Weil titled 88 Cores, which consisted of a short film panning downward through two miles of Greenland's ice sheet, and a display of several scans of ice cores, some as old as 110,000 years, others as young as 30.

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