The Natural History Museum just released an unprecedented letter signed by the world’s top scientists, including several Nobel laureates, calling on science and natural history museums to cut all ties to the fossil fuel industry.read more
In the lead up to the 2015 Paris U.N. summit, said Mann, pressure needs to be applied to policymakers now. “We have no time to lose if we’re going to prevent warming below the dangerous 2°celsius threshold, we have to act now,” he said.read more
Did You Know David Koch is on the Board of Directors at the Smithsonian and American Museum of Natural History?
“In the long term, this project aims to model the museum of the future.”read more
“If a major executive of a tobacco company offered to serve on the board of a children’s museum,” Merritt continued, “wouldn’t that be a mismatch between the mission of serving the health of children and that company’s mission?”read more
The Natural History Museum promotes the idea that the critical space of possibility that we aim to open up in institutions is in fact already inherent in those institutions.read more