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We are delighted to let you know that planning in now well underway for our third ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE festival, to be held from 23 April to 19 May 2019. The 2019 festival will focus on extending our reach to new audiences and to new communities.

We aim to ensure that the empowering ideas and opportunities available in the inner city also resonate with outer suburban and regional areas, inspiring possibilities of transition and transformation.

Stay tuned for more festival updates ...
LAND ART GENERATOR INITIATIVE (LAGI)
Light Up | NH Architecture, 1st Place Winner, LAGI Awards 2018 Melbourne

LIGHT UP | NH ARCHITECTURE TAKE 1st PLACE AT 2018 LAGI AWARDS
Come see the award winning Land Art Generator 2018 competition designs for beautiful renewable energy infrastructure, design and art for St Kilda Triangle. From 19 Oct - 28 October, at the Art is Power pop-up in Acland Street Plaza, you'll get a chance to meet Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry from LAGI whilst they are in Australia. City of Port Phillip will be hosting a public vote for best designs from the exhibited 25 shortlisted entries and there will be opportunity to win renewable energy card games, experience a virtual reality tour of two of the shortlisted designs by local teams, and much more! 
 
Art is Power, is a series of workshops, children’s activities, and talks for all ages that focuses on the ability that art and design have in fostering creative, innovative, renewable energy solutions.

See the Art is Power program HERE 
 
Light Up | NH Architecture
1st Place Winner 
LAGI 2018 Melbourne

TEAM
Martin Heide, Dean Boothroyd, Emily Von Moger, David Allouf, Takasumi Inoue, Liam Oxlade, Michael Strack, Richard Le (NH Architecture); Mike Rainbow, Jan Talacko (Ark Resources); John Bahoric (John Bahoric Design); Bryan Chung, Chea Yuen Yeow Chong, Anna Lee, Amelie Noren (RMIT Architecture Students)

TEAM LOCATION
Melbourne, Australia

ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
flexible mono-crystalline silicon photovoltaic,
wind energy harvesting, microbial fuel cells

ANNUAL CAPACITY
2,220 MWh 

WE HAVE 12 YEARS TO LIMIT CLIMATE CHANGE CATASTROPHE, WARNS UN
Jonathon Watts, Global environment editor, (Image credit: Photograph: Ringo HW Chiu/AP)
8th October 2018, The Guardian 

"Urgent changes needed to cut risk of extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty, says IPCC"
Jonathon Watts of The Guardian, has reported ... "The world’s leading climate scientists have warned there is only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to a maximum of 1.5C; beyond which, even half a degree will significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds of millions of people.

The authors of the landmark report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on Monday, say urgent and unprecedented changes are needed to reach the target; which they say is affordable and feasible, although it lies at the most ambitious end of the Paris agreement pledge to keep temperatures between 1.5C and 2C.

The half-degree difference could also prevent corals from being completely eradicated and ease pressure on the Arctic, according to the 1.5C study, which was launched after approval at a final plenary of all 195 countries, in Incheon in South Korea that saw delegates hugging one another, with some in tears."

Read the full article by Jonathon Watts, Global Environment Editor on The Guardian.

"CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE STORY OF THE CENTURY. LET’S TELL IT.”

Cover image: EndClimateSilence.org

EndClimateSilence.org is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping the media link stories about climate-change impacts to climate change itself. Mobilizing through digital activism, we focus on all media platforms­­­—from television networks to print outlets to online content providers to radio programs. We are motivated by the awareness that climate change poses a grave danger to humanity and we must transition from fossil fuels to safe energy immediately, in order to preserve a planet that supports civilization. We see that climate change has begun to hurt people, and it's the media's job to report on that fact.
 
Find out more at: endclimatesilence.org

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