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Online: ClimateMusic Project

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For Earth Day 2020 (the 50th anniversary of Earth Day), the NAS in collaboration with the ClimateMusic Project will host a performance of Icarus in Flight, an original chamber work by composer Richard Festinger performed by the Telegraph Quartet. Icarus in Flight is a science-guided composition that models three human drivers of climate change – population growth, fossil fuel use, and land-use change–over two centuries, from 1880-2080 based on widely accepted IPCC data.

After the performance, members of the ClimateMusic science team, along with experts from the NAS, will participate in a discussion to provide context about the work, explain how the music relates to the science, and demonstrate how different art platforms can be used for engagement (such as the ETERNAL sculpture in the NAS West Court).

This program is part of The ETERNAL Experience series exploring issues related to consumer behavior and plastic taking place throughout spring 2020 at NAS, organized by LabX and Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences.

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