Along with the VAT rise, I was hoping that we’d see the introduction of a carbon tax: where polluting offenders (individual or companies) would have to pay for the damage they do to the environment. Although its not money that will solve the issue, raising awareness of what is considered “bad” business behaviour in relation […]
Andy Hobsbawm of dothegreenthing talks to my project AmbITion’s film crew about why cultural organisations should engage with the environmental sustainability agenda – I agree, what do you think? Watch it here!
Lyn Gardner in the Guardian blog today talks about how online audiences (the crowd in the cloud) are crucial to the future of theatre’s sustainable ability. Lyn also namechecks Envirodigital – I talked about how the internet’s communities of audiences/customers/fans is an opportunity for theatres and other live art forms to begin the consideration of […]
BBC technology journalist Bill Thompson has written a great article “Giving Life a Shape” on how the arts can help us all think in new ways about digital. See more on Hannah Rudman’s ConsultRudman blog on the arts and digital, but also note that Bill Thompson picks out Envirodigital’s calls (my slides here) for cultural […]
Shift Happens09 Envirodigital[gigya width=”425″ height=”355″ src=”http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=shifthappens09envirodigital-090704084331-phpapp02&stripped_title=shift-happens09-envirodigital” quality=”high” flashvars=”gig_lt=1246715523086&gig_pt=1246715559067&gig_g=1&gig_n=wordpress” wmode=”tranparent” ] View more presentations from Hannah Rudman. Or watch PCMCreative’s Qik video of the presentation (please note this was streamed from a mobile phone!).
Audience members and communities are growing more and more concerned about the environment. But what about the theatre industry? In London alone, theatres create an estimated 55,000 tons of carbon emissions per year – that’s equivalent to the average emissions of 9,000 homes! Since we know that climate change is happening, and that arts and […]