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Patti Harris: On Climate Change, COP21 and Public Art

Bloomberg Philanthropies
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Originally posted on The Huffington Post

By Patricia Harris - CEO of Bloomberg Philanthropies 
 

Video: Bloomberg Philanthropies Presents Ice Watch Paris

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This Thursday, acclaimed visual artist Olafur Eliasson and distinguished geologist Minik Rosing will unveil a large-scale public art work in Paris around the UN Climate Summit (COP21). Eighty tons of glacier ice, harvested from Nuuk, Greenland, will be on public display at Place du Pantheon to illustrate the effects of climate change on the planet. The project is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and realized in collaboration with creative sustainability charity, Julie’s Bicycle.

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