CLIMATE CHANGE: AN OPERA uses songs, fights, Friends and games to evoke the many ways a small drip can become a colossal crash.
It’s easy to place the planet’s changing climate in the future, to make it a frightening possibility we should probably attend to when we have a minute. But climate change is now: Record-breaking storms have become quotidian, “climate refugees” are a reality, and there’s an island of plastic off the coast of Japan. So how are we supposed to balance the day-to-day realities of being a human person in the world with the overwhelming reality of our planet’s changing climate (and our role in that change)? Well, through songs, snacks, games, and binge-watching tv, for starters….
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Photos by Luisa Alarcon