About the Art
The 2017 California wildfire season burned over 1.3 million acres of land making it the most destructive wildfire season ever recorded–until that record was broken again in 2018. This photograph is a reminder to act now before this view becomes the norm.
Andrew is a Project Director at BREAKFAST, a new media artist collective in Brooklyn. He is a practicing engineer, designer and filmmaker who believes that climate change is the most important issue of our time.
From coastal towns to rural farms to urban centers, climate change poses an existential threat – not just to our environment, but to our health, our communities, our national security, and our economic well-being. It also damages our communities with storms that wreak havoc on our towns and cities and our homes and schools. It puts our national security at risk by leading to regional instability that will require U.S military-supported relief activities and could make areas more vulnerable to terrorist activities.
Vice President Biden knows there is no greater challenge facing our country and our world. Today, he is outlining a bold plan – a Clean Energy Revolution – to address this grave threat and lead the world in addressing the climate emergency.
Biden believes the Green New Deal is a crucial framework for meeting the climate challenges we face. It powerfully captures two basic truths, which are at the core of his plan: (1) the United States urgently needs to embrace greater ambition on an epic scale to meet the scope of this challenge, and (2) our environment and our economy are completely and totally connected.Read Biden's Full Plan