Woodwell Climate returns to Mountainfilm Festival this year as their nonprofit partner. Mountainfilm uses the power of film, art, and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world. To learn more about Mountainfilm and this year’s festival in Telluride, CO, visit the website at www.mountainfilm.org.
On Sunday, May 29, Woodwell will host the following panel discussion, accompanied by a custom installation of Aaron Dysart’s Passage, which turns data from carbon monitoring sites around the world into an engaging work of art.
Intertwined fates: Arctic, Amazon, and Us
Forests, soils, rivers. Our treasured natural places can provide many benefits including storing carbon and cooling the planet. But climate change and human activities are eroding the resilience and natural functions of ecosystems. From the Arctic to the Amazon, longstanding carbon sinks are turning into carbon sources that could threaten our global climate future. This panel will bring together the perspectives of art and science in grappling with the intertwined fates of people and ecosystems around the globe