[NetBehaviour] fwd: Letters to the Earth
sondheim at gmail.com
Mon Apr 1 19:46:10 CEST 2019
Apologies, the email got mixed up at my end - I was responding to the book
My only excuse is that I'm sick at the moment, having trouble even typing -
On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 1:41 PM Alan Sondheim <sondheim at panix.com> wrote:
> Just looked up the book, which I'd love to read - at least from Spring
> it's way out of our price range - is there any pdf? Apologies if this has
> already been answered, thanks, Alan
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019, Helen Varley Jamieson wrote:
> > thanks for forwarding this edward. it looks like a good thing to
> > in.
> > i recently came across https://www.missionlifeforce.org/, initiated by
> > lawyer polly higgins who is working to make ecocide a crime punishable in
> > the international courts. not specifically arts-related but it seems
> like a
> > really concrete positive thing to do.
> > On 28.03.19 16:08, Edward Picot via NetBehaviour wrote:
> > This just came to me via email:
> > 'We are facing an unprecedented global emergency, the planet is
> > in crisis and we are in the midst of a mass extinction event.
> > Scientists believe we have entered a period of abrupt climate
> > breakdown. Carbon emissions and temperatures keep rising;
> > ecological collapse has begun. On this course we are likely?to see
> > abrupt and irreversible devastation. The time for denial is over ?
> > we know the truth about climate change. It is time to act.
> > ?
> > This is an invitation to write a letter of response to this
> > crisis. This?could?be a letter to or from the Earth,?future or past
> > generations, those who hold positions of power and influence,
> > other species. The idea is open to interpretation: it can come
> > from a personal place, be dramatic in form, be a call to action.
> > The?invitation is open to all -?to think beyond the human narrative
> > and to bear witness to the scale and horror of this crisis. This
> > is an opportunity to ask how this existential threat affects the
> > way we wish to live our lives and the action we take.'
> > The full call-out is at https://www.letterstotheearth.com/ but
> > the deadline is 12 midnight on 29th March, ie. tomorrow - so if
> > you want to act, act now!
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> > helen at creative-catalyst.com
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