Posts Tagged ‘Scientists’

#ArtOpps #COP26 ‘One Ocean’

May 13, 2020

Inge Paneels asked us to share this.


We are seeking participants to take part in a on-day workshop with up to 20 climate scientists, data specialists and artists on the theme of One Ocean on Thursday 28th of May 2020, from 2-5pm. As we are seeking a diverse group, please drop us an email with a line or two or short paragraph on why you would like to take part, what expertise you bring to the table and what you hope to get out of it?

Please email to i.panneels@napier.ac.uk by 5pm on 22nd of May if you wish to participate. Further information here COP26 – ProposalMay2020

Mourning the planet: Climate scientists share their grieving process – from Truthout

February 1, 2015

Dahr Jamail, staff reporter for Truthout and known for his work on Iraq and Afganistan, speaks to scientists working on Anthropogenic Climate Disruption about their emotional responses in this important piece.  Thanks to Truthout for permission to repost extracts.  Jamail starts,

I have been researching and writing about anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) for Truthout for the past year, because I have long been deeply troubled by how fast the planet has been emitting its obvious distress signals.

On a nearly daily basis, I’ve sought out the most recent scientific studies, interviewed the top researchers and scientists penning those studies, and connected the dots to give readers as clear a picture as possible about the magnitude of the emergency we are in.

This work has emotional consequences: I’ve struggled with depression, anger and fear. I’ve watched myself shift through some of the five stages of grief proposed by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance. I’ve grieved for the planet and all the species who live here, and continue to do so as I work today.

Continue reading here…


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