Tag: climate change

School students blaze trail in bid to help tackle climate change
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School students blaze trail in bid to help tackle climate change

Earlier this year, the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres referred to climate change as ‘the most systemic threat to humankind’. He certainly isn’t wrong. Climate change rhetoric can often be disheartening – all doom and gloom and time running out – but there are many groups who remain optimistic about our future and are doing...

Fighting apathy: exploring art’s role in the climate crisis
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Fighting apathy: exploring art’s role in the climate crisis

It was intuition rather than rigorous research that informed my decision to develop an exhibition that explores ‘humanity’s relationship with the environment’ for my first solo-curated show. I certainly had my doubts about the concept, namely whether the exhibition could actually have an impact on the subject I am seeking to visually represent. Undertaking research...

The changing climate of waterwise gardening
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The changing climate of waterwise gardening

It’s common for unexperienced gardeners to bemoan the fact that Australia doesn’t offer the most ideal climate for sustaining heavily water-dependent gardens. Often, though, this is because some Australian garden enthusiasts still find themselves deeply entrenched in European gardening traditions. It might be how their parents gardened, or it might just be the kind of...