The number 350 represents the upper limit of a safe amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere.
The Earth presently surpassed that number according to the 350.org‘s website.
This year of 2010 is certain to rank among the three hottest years in recorded history.
Lesson / Koan : The word Earth has always had ART inside it.
How climate change is impacting our planet and what creative solutions will get Spaceship Earth to 350ppm.
For environmental activist Bill McKibben, change needs to happen on a grassroots level. He co-founded 350.org, a global movement to make politicians recognize an issue that, in his words, is one of the most important facing the planet — and yet rarely a top news story. To bring attention to a large-scale issue, earth.350.org encourages large-scale creative demonstrations, visible from space, many of which can be found on their Flickr site.
Red Polar Bear by Bjargey Ólafsdóttir Photograph by Christopher Lund for Earth 350.org project…Painted with red organic food dye on Langjökull Glacier, Iceland (the second largest glacier in Iceland)…Size approx 50×90 meters.