“Vividly Illustrating Climate Change, Artist Draws a High Water Line in Philly Neighborhoods” in Newsworks
May 7, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA
Excerpted from an article by Elisabeth Perez-Luna
The third National Climate Assessment has pundits talking about what can—and should—be done to blunt the effects of climate change. Those strategy discussions are exactly what the White House hoped would happen following release of the report.
In Philadelphia, an artist is launching a much more down-to-earth means of starting conversations. She’s marking a chalk line through neighborhoods to show what areas would be flooded out by a 10-foot storm surge. . . .
The “HighWaterLine” project is about bringing awareness and inviting neighbors to take action, said Mosher. The Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia commissioned it as part of its “Sensing Change” art and science initiative on climate change. Read More.