- Artists and creatives can be key resources to getting people to act on climate change.
- The “Culture: The missing link” event at COP26 will explore how artists can communicate the message.
- Artists embedded within their communities are well-positioned to drive local action.
Alison Tickell, founder and CEO of Julie’s Bicycle, said that we must pay attention to how we’re damaging the planet, and she thinks artists can help communicate that message in powerful ways. Her UK-based nonprofit mobilizes the arts and culture sector to take action on the climate crisis.
“No amount of data, science, or technology can ever make us feel the world in the same way as art can,” she told Insider. “Art and culture have a huge role to play in breathing life into climate issues and to inspire people to take action.”
Tickell is chairing an event titled, “Culture: The