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BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world?

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Paris summit round the corner and a rare opportunity to get world leaders to commit to meaningful change, it needed a way to get the message out to every citizen in order to save the world from global catastrophe. Its answer? To commission a song featuring Paul McCartney , Fergie from Black Eyed Peas, Natasha Bedingfield and Jon Bon Jovi, artists...
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