Shell sought to influence direction of Science Museum climate programme
Sunday 31 May 2015 15.17 EDT
“Shell tried to influence the presentation of a climate change program(me) it was sponsoring at the Science Museum in London, internal documents seen by the Guardian show…
…..A recent book argued that fossil fuel companies were sponsoring the arts around the world on an “epidemic” scale as a cynical PR strategy to improve their reputation.”
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Energy is money. As sponsorship information and caveats begin to leak out publicly, can anyone really say they didn’t see the environment funding conundrum unfolding? We, as artists, scientists and fundraisers, have used and depended on the fossil fuel corporations for decades.
How now do create bridges and solutions in positive and proactive manner to save our punctured planet?