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CCL Alumni in Focus: Jessica Sim, CCL in Action: Yeşillendirelim, and NADAS Istanbul

CCL Alumni in Focus: Jessica Sim, CCL in Action: Yeşillendirelim, and NADAS Istanbul

Jessica Sim can’t pinpoint the exact moment that she became concerned about the global environmental challenges we face today; to her, it feels like a concern that has been part of her world since she was young. She recalls how her high school art teacher, who ran a high school ‘green team’, was the first … Read more CCL Alumni in Focus: Jessica Sim, CCL in Action: Yeşillendirelim, and NADAS Istanbul

CCL Alumni in Focus: Bridget McKenzie, Climate Museum UK and Big Green Day, Telegraph Hill

CCL Alumni in Focus: Bridget McKenzie, Climate Museum UK and Big Green Day, Telegraph Hill

Bridget McKenzie is a UK based consultant for the arts and museums with decades of experience developing and evaluation cultural learning programmes, founding director of Flow Associates, and founder of Climate Museum UK .  — Growing up in the countryside with environmentally minded parents, Bridget feels she has long been a ‘defender of nature’. Alongside … Read more CCL Alumni in Focus: Bridget McKenzie, Climate Museum UK and Big Green Day, Telegraph Hill

CCL Alumni in Focus: Karishma Rafferty and Earth Day at Somerset House

CCL Alumni in Focus: Karishma Rafferty and Earth Day at Somerset House

April 22 in 1970 marked the first Earth Day, which saw millions of people (mainly in America) pouring into the streets to bring environmental crises into the national dialogue. Over the past 50 years, Earth Day has grown into an international movement, engaging millions of individuals, organisations and spaces across the globe – including  historical … Read more CCL Alumni in Focus: Karishma Rafferty and Earth Day at Somerset House

Guest Blog: The Principles of Peach

Guest Blog: The Principles of Peach

Toby Peach is a theatre maker, and was part of the second cohort of Creative Climate Leaders in October 2017. —— Hello, I became a CCL in 2017 and environmental sustainability has been part of my creative practice since. Becoming a Creative Climate Leader empowered me to be part of the climate conversation – a … Read more Guest Blog: The Principles of Peach

Guest Blog: Santa for Climate

Guest Blog: Santa for Climate

A guest blog from Anna-Kaisa Koski, from the very first cohort of Creative Climate Leaders. Anna-Kaisa is a freelance curator and climate activist based in Helsinki, Finland. —— Two learnings I took home from my CCL attendance in Wales concerning climate communication were, one, that polar bears are too easy to ignore and, two, we … Read more Guest Blog: Santa for Climate

CCL Closing Conference at COP24

CCL Closing Conference at COP24

6 December 2018 Łaźnia Nowa. Teatr, Krakow, Poland Running from 11:00 – 17:30 While the international climate change negotiations take place in Katowice, we gather artists and those working in the arts and creative industries to share their inspirational projects, and tell the story of how culture and creativity are a critical part of the solution … Read more CCL Closing Conference at COP24

CCL Policy Lab: Lucy from JB reports

CCL Policy Lab: Lucy from JB reports

Leeuwarden, both a city and municipality, is situated in Friesland in the Netherlands; and alongside Friesland, won the title of European Capital of Culture 2018 (ECOC). Visibly celebrating its accolade of European Capital of Culture, it felt like the perfect place to host the Creative Climate Leadership (CCL) Policy Lab as part of our Creative Europe co-funded CCL … Read more CCL Policy Lab: Lucy from JB reports

CCL Policy Lab in Leeuwarden

CCL Policy Lab in Leeuwarden

This week, Julie’s Bicycle joined On The Move to host a policy lab for cultural leaders and city influencers on how they can engage arts and culture with action on climate and the environment. The policy lab – titled ‘Cities, Culture and Climate Change Practises, Models and Future Actions’ – included a variety of inspirational … Read more CCL Policy Lab in Leeuwarden