This was informed by our work on past climates. It has been about 3 million years since the Earth last had so much carbon dioxide in its atmosphere. And the rate of increase is nearly unprecedented in Earth history.
And hence the Uncertain World.
And to visualise that, we thought it would be fascinating to juxtapose our city – specifically St Werburgh’s – with it’s ancient Mesozoic past. Flooded and thriving with plesiosaurs, ammonites and icthyosaurs. And who better than @LucasAntics?
Learn more about Alex’s great work at her website: Visit. It. Now. And be filled with joy.
To read about what we learned about the challenges of living with Uncertainty, more relevant now than ever, go here:
Postscript: The Green Capital Year was amazing. I loved it our collaborations with artists, engaged citizen movements and innovators. But it was not as inclusive as it should have been. And from that lesson arose the Green and Black Ambassadors.
- CERES (Climate, Energy and Carbon in the Earth System) PhD Opportunities - November 9, 2022
- Acknowledging Your Privilege is an Act of Community - September 24, 2022
- CERES: Climate, Energy and Carbon in Ancient Earth Systems - September 11, 2022