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Earth as Art at the Heckscher Musuem

Our planet has inspired artists even before the Lascaux cave paintings were made over 20,000 years ago, inspiring those to draw celestial lines between the stars to create constellations to the 20th century earthwork sculpture “Spiral Jetty” in Utah by American sculptor Robert Smithson. A new art show, Earth Muse: Art and the Environment, is exhibiting

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Urban Heat Island: An Environmental and Public Health Crisis by ClimateYou blogger Paul Rivers

With the coming impacts of climate change it is important that government agencies begin to address the forms of city infrastructure that prolong hot weather conditions. Climate change will result in increasing air temperatures in city areas, exposing residents to harmful high temperatures. It is well documented that cities around the world experience what is

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Reversing Climate Change by City-Tech Blogger Henry Ovalle

Today, by just spreading the word here on ClimateYou, I am helping out Warm Heat, a nonprofit organization based in Thailand, with a project that they have initiated to help put an end to climate change by using a method called Biochar. Biochar is charcoal used as a soil amendment and is used as a

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Manufacturing Islands to cope with Rising Sea-levels by City-Tech blogger Dave Persaud

As sea levels rise more and more, it’s becoming crucial for us to find a way to cope with this change. One nonprofit company, Seasteading Institute aims to help us cope with this issue by building islands to form a city in the South Pacific. This plan will allow us to live on these islands

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Climate Change City by City: Norwalk, Connecticut

CITY BY CITY: NORWALK, CT Connecticut towns along Long Island Sound are actively working to protect their coastal zones, warding off deleterious effects of climate change, especially from rising sea levels. Of great concern is the drowning of the salt marshes that protect Connecticut’s coastal towns. Connecticut is the first coastal state to study in

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