Jill Van den Brule, Climate Consciousness Artist Kito Mbiango on the Power of Art to Drive Action on Climate Change, The Solutions Journal, Volume 10, Issue 3, August 2019, (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/climate-consciousness-artist-kito-mbiango-power-art-drive-action-climate-change/) Abstract: We have a climate emergency. Regardless of where one stands on this issue - this is our ‘inconvenient truth’. Yet the power to reach people has never been greater. Close to 3.2 Billion people today are online, about 2 Billion are from developing countries and over 89 million from least developed countries.1 Our currency today lies is in our culture, our capacity for mass mobilization and in the immense untapped power of our global neural network. We can literally put our heads and hearts together on this one! Yet, why do the majority seem paralyzed by the daunting challenge of tackling climate change? How do we move humanity beyond the denial and doom? How do we begin making changes in our daily lives to help us all not only thrive but literally survive? We are on the verge of extinction. Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, and the world’s experts warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens our very … Topics: Climate Change