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Massive “Climate Clock” launched in New York City

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Massive “Climate Clock” launched in New York City

Photo:Credit: Zack Winestine. Article by Mark Westall.

For Climate Week, the iconic Metronome clock in Union Square has been repurposed as a giant Climate Clock, an 80-foot-wide digital display that keeps track of our remaining time window to take urgent action on climate change.

The new monumental clock is meant to be the first of many in major cities across the world, helping governments and citizens “synchronize our watches” around a shared global timeline to reduce carbon emissions. […]

“Climate Change is already here. This clock is not an alarm clock saying, in 7 years it will ring and we need to wake up! It’s more like a stopwatch already running that we have to keep pace with. We need to take action today, tomorrow, and the day after that. Let’s get moving. Every second counts. We need to act in time.” said Gan Golan, the project originator. […]

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