"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Posts tagged ‘climate change’

Daily Prompt Love <3 Before It's Lost Forever

25 August 2019

Make art about what’s irreplaceable, about losing what can never be regained. 

irreplaceable

How to help the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and vital to combating climate change. In the aftermath of the wildfires, several organizations have stepped up to assist in aid or other ways to help save the Amazon. The following organizations have been rated 4 out of 5 stars by Charity Navigator, a non-profit that evaluates financial health, transparency and accountability in charities.

  • Amazon Conservation Team fights climate change, protect the Amazon and empower indigenous peoples.
  • Amazon Conservation Association accepts donations and lists exactly what your money goes toward –– whether it’s planting trees, sponsoring education, buying a solar panel and preserving indigenous lands.
  • Donate to the Rainforest Trust to help buy land in the rainforest. The organization has saved over 23 million acres and counting since 1988.
  • The Rainforest Foundation is committed to making sure donations made reaches projects such as supporting environmental defenders, indigenous advocacy organizations and deforestation monitoring.

From “What You Can Do to Help the Burning Amazon Rainforest” —from CBS News 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Summer

21 May 2019 

Make art about the geography of summer. 

geography of summer

Image by Dani Géza from Pixabay

Daily Prompt Love <3 Children Rise

15 March 2019 

Today, children in some 100 countries are walking out of school to push for global action on climate change. Over the last four months, hundreds of thousands of young people from many countries participated in demonstrations against climate change.

Make art about children leading the way.  Or about climate change. 

Read more details on the Global Youth Climate Strike here. 

 

earth meme

Daily Prompt Love <3 In the Flood

26 February 2019

Make art about the river rising, about what the flood takes with it, what it leaves behind. 

flood

Daily Prompt Love Catch-Up <3 That Wind

23 February 2019 

Make art about what the wind says. 

wind book

Image by Comfreak on Pixabay

 

 

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Lost in the Branches

15 February 2019

Woke this morning to the heartbreaking sound of chainsaws, taking down several large oaks at the little church across the street, trees that are easily hundreds of years old. The crash as they fell echoed all around us. 

Make art about what’s lost when we lose a tree, about what’s lost in those branches, or about the spirit of trees. 

Daily Prompt Catch-Up <3 Delusion, Pardon, and The Heat Made Me Do It

19 July 2017

Make art about self-deception, about deluding the self. 

self-deception-1

20 July 2017

Make art about pardons, the act of pardoning, about choosing to punish or forgive.

punish forgive pardon

21 July 2017

Experts have often drawn a correlation between heat and crime.

Make art about the emotional effects of extreme heat.

extreme heat

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