10 - 18 June 2017

Carbon Capture

#2DegreesFestival  

Truman Brewery
Shop 11, Dray Walk
E1 6QL
London

12-7pm daily. Free.

Bring a strong bag, take away as much anthracite as you want, bury it somewhere.


In the mid 18th century, just prior to the First Industrial Revolution, the global atmospheric CO2 level was 280 parts per million by volume. On our current global emissions path, before the end of this century it’s set to have doubled to 560. At that point it’s anticipated that the global atmospheric temperature will have risen by a minimum of 2°C against that of the mid 18th century, though the increase could be signally greater.

Enter a space. Hear the sound of a piano playing live. You are faced with several tonnes of anthracite coal, representing all fossil fuels. As the carbon in coal only impacts the climate if burned, we invite you to take as much as you can carry (or just one piece) then bury it somewhere.

Music composed by Paul Lewis Mumford.

#2DegreesFestival

 

Carbon Capture 2017-06-10 00:00:00 2017-06-18 00:00:00 Truman Brewery , London
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