Gallery Climate Coalition

Two recent initiatives seek to turn art world sustainability pledges into action

Climate Action 8x8 and the Gallery Climate Coalition’s active membership initiative aim to support system-wide change

Key art world players pledged to go green—but who is sticking to their promises?

While initiatives such as the Gallery Climate Coalition are seeing positive results, much remains to be done across the sector

Art collectors listen up—here's how you can actually reduce your carbon footprint (while continuing to buy work)

As the art market’s prime players, collectors' choices are of utmost importance in improving our industry

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Carbon offsetting is just another form of greenwashing—and the art world must stop pretending otherwise

Rather than hoping for a magic fix to neutralise our emissions, it is more realistic to fund projects that involve direct and strategic impact

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Green is the New Black: a new column spotlighting the movers and shakers making the art world more environmentally sustainable

From industry-wide coalitions to individual initiatives, our correspondent Louisa Buck looks at how the art industry is responding to our climate and ecological crisis

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How 2022 will be crunch time for culture and climate

Carbon analyst and performance poet Danny Chivers says the art world can set an example by making sustainability core to the making, exhibiting and selling of art

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Five key takeaways from the first Gallery Climate Coalition conference in London

Dealers, museum directors and environmental consultants gathered to strategise how the sector can decarbonise and enact real change

Can the art world really change its wasteful ways?

Plus, Mark Rothko’s late paintings at Pace’s new London space and Nicolas Poussin at the National Gallery

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Gallery Climate Coalition expands to Berlin

The London-based eco-friendly initiative aims to reduce galleries' carbon footprints by at least 50% over the next decade—now German galleries are getting involved too

Can Biden's inauguration galvanise the US art world into finally taking action against climate change?

As new US president plans to tackle global warming on "an epic scale", green initiatives such as Galleries Commit are gaining steam