Light and Dark Matters: Sunset walk and talk with artist Susan Schuppli

Artist Susan Schuppli leads a walk in Tate Modern’s surrounding area reflecting on the materiality of sunsets and the politics of light. Why is the sun now setting further west in the arctic regions? How do atmospheric pollutants supercharge the colours of our sunsets? When the sun goes down our AM radio reception fade and […]

Permanent permafrost

Good climate news for a change:  man-made warming of the Arctic’s icy soils may be ten times less deadly than previously thought. Scientists have been worried that Arctic permafrost – soil that remains frozen all year round – will release large amounts of methane if it’s melted by global warming.  Methane is a greenhouse gas […]