As cultural organisations are looking for new ways to reduce their carbon emissions, Kate Harvey reports on a remarkable 10 year journey which has led to excess energy generation being redirected to the National Grid.
Two years ago a group of artists and environmental activists launched Culture Declares Emergency. Lucy Neal and Kay Michael tell the story of the movement’s foundation and the momentum it has gathered since then.
Poet and climate writer, Linda France shares how she is creating spaces for connection, discussion and personal reflection, encouraging us to respond to the climate emergency and see ourselves as part of the solution.
Light on resources and heavy on challenges – even before Covid-19 – the cultural sector can nonetheless take small, regular actions to support a green and inclusive recovery from the pandemic. Simon Thompson proposes a way forward.
Protesters say the funder’s draft strategy “neither addresses the urgency of the climate and ecological emergency, nor grasps the chance to trumpet boldly the pivotal role arts and culture play in bringing about societal changes”.