31 Oct '13, 6am

Reading: The Biggest Lungs Ever? #Cough4Coal #Climate

There's a giant set of lungs on the loose, and who knows where they are going to turn up next!? Created by the artists and activists from the group Tools for Action that met during Global Power Shift, the 8 meter x 4 meter set of lungs is a creative intervention, #Cough4Coal , designed to highlight the effects of coal extraction and combustion on human and planetary health. It is an artwork and protest about air, created of air, and linking the air of the world to the air inside us - beautifully captured in this powerful short video : Follow the #Cough4Coal project on Facebook - just click here and 'like' their page. Burning coal releases a frightful density of toxic air pollutants, acid gas, soot and dust that penetrates deep into the lungs and the blood stream. Coupled with the dense quantities of greenhouse gasses burning coal releases, it's time to put an end to it. As...

Full article: http://350.org/about/blogs/biggest-lungs-ever-cough4coal

Tweets

Bangladesh biggest power plant will harm world’s biggest mangrove forest: Grist

Bangladesh biggest power plant will harm world’...

grist.org 01 Nov '13, 11am

Burning coal is a surefire way of damaging the climate, and harming mangroves is a surefire way of worsening climate impac...

(Karen Cheng) The Biggest Rainbow Vomit Ever… @karencheng #fashion #perth

(Karen Cheng) The Biggest Rainbow Vomit Ever… @...

karencheng.com.au 05 Nov '13, 3am

I attended The Color Run with a bunch of girlfriends this weekend! If you haven’t heard about it, it’s a 5km run… where yo...

Is this the best set of All-Star sneakers we'll...

sneakernews.com 04 Nov '13, 3am

famed Galaxy print front and center on the textured upper, and the KD IV utilized a magnificent metallic silver upper with...

The future of a big coal-export project will be decided by this small Washington community

The future of a big coal-export project will be...

grist.org 31 Oct '13, 12am

What say you on coal exports, Whatcom County? Less than a week remains before what could be the most momentous council ele...