Paul Krugman of The New York Times suggested that establishing a relationship between climate change and our day-to-day experience has the best chance of motivating action.
New York’s “City as Living Laboratory,” a public art project by artist Mary Miss, is decoding the natural systems and infrastructure that makes our cities livable. The project opens up opportunities for visions of improvement on individual and collective levels. “City as Living Laboratory” hopes to educate the public about the changes that surrounds us, so that we may acquire tools to envision the future in new ways.
Of these “1000 Steps”, one of our most recent was a 14-plus mile, 12-hour walk the length of Broadway.
The video below. Through the eyes and experiences of artists, scientists, and community activists the public experiences the interconnections of ecological, engineering, social, and historical decisions that have shaped this iconic corridor in New York City.