Still Life behind Plastic with Sweltering Heat and Rising Seas

Tine Poppe

2018 - Ongoing

The young generation of today inherit a planet moving quickly towards a climate catastrophe. How many warnings will the world leaders need before they take serious action to heal the damage made by their own and former generations, to save the future of their children and grand children?

Ongoing project.

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  • 1 May 2018
    Nine in ten people around world breathe air containing high levels of pollution, according to the latest data from WHO. The agency estimates that pollution causes 7 million deaths each year.

  • 6 July 2018
    Parts of the globe are experiencing "one of the most intense heat events ever seen", according to climate scientists. All-time hottest temperature records set all over the world this week.

  • 10 July 2018
    At least 155 people have been killed after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides across western Japan in the country’s worst weather disaster for 36 years. Survivors face health risks from high temperatures and lack of water.

  • 8 October 2018
    At least 164 dead and more than 223,000 displaced in Kerala, India by the worst flooding in the region for nearly a century.

  • 12 October 2018
    “It is all gone”: Tiny Florida beach town nearly swept away by Hurricane Michael.

  • 12 November 2018
    Wildfires continue to wreak havoc across California. In the north on Sunday, investigators searching for human remains scoured wreckage left by the most destructive fire in state records. In southern California, firefighters are battling flames spread by strong winds.

  • 7 December 2018
    A report by Climate Central and Zillow says that more than 386,000 existing homes in U.S. coastal areas are likely to be at risk of permanent inundation from sea level rise alone or of chronic flooding from sea level rise plus tides and storm surges, if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise unchecked.

  • 22 January 2019
    A report by Climate Central and Zillow says that more than 386,000 existing homes in U.S. coastal areas are likely to be at risk of permanent inundation from sea level rise alone or of chronic flooding from sea level rise plus tides and storm surges, if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise unchecked.

  • 28 January 2019
    At least three people have been killed and 172 injured after a tornado swept the Cuban capital of Havana Sunday night.

  • 8 February 2019
    Up to 300,000 cattle are believed to have died in floods in northern Australia after the state of Queensland was hit by record rainfall. Queensland desperately needed rain and now it’s had way too much in some areas.


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