Writing the Climate
The 3.5 percent
16 December 2022 by
We've taken a moment to reflect on how these past three years have engaged a community of climate writers, thinkers and activists, and to share our hope that other organisations will consider how they can use their own platforms to spark change.
In my element: A year of listening to the climate
10 November 2022 by
Kiersten Murray-Borbjerg, a disabled artist and aspiring writer based in North Shields, reflects upon her experience attending Linda France’s monthly Listening to the Climate podcast discussion group.
Startling | a poetry film
21 October 2022 by
To celebrate the publication of Linda France's tenth poetry collection - influenced by her three years of writing the climate - artist Kate Sweeney has created a new film responding to Linda's words.
Yours Sincerely: The Climate Letters
An online showcase of Linda France's Yours Sincerely installation, including some of the letters, artwork and commissioned pieces that were part of the project.
Startling: Interview with Linda France
15 September 2022 by
As Linda France nears the end of her climate-writing residency with New Writing North and Newcastle University, we asked her to talk about the work which has come out of the experience.
Dawn Chorus: a collective sound poem
In spring 2021 poet Linda France and sound artist Christo Wallers launched an open call for lines to Dawn Chorus, a collective sound poem for the beginning of the world.
Murmuration: a collective film poem
A collective poem in a time of climate crisis and coronavirus, by Linda France and Kate Sweeney.
In Our Element – with Linda France
A poet’s enquiry into climate change: Linda France talks to activists, engineers, conservationists, academics, poets and musicians around the world to hear their take on the ecological crisis.
Climate Action at New Writing North
05 November 2021 by
New Writing North declared a Climate Emergency in autumn 2019. We were inspired by the young people’s climate strikes that...
Climate Reading Group: Gigantic Cinema, a review
03 November 2021 by
The rain came abruptly I have a torn sheet of paper tucked inside my copy of Gigantic Cinema, and this...
News from the Climate Fringe in Glasgow
02 November 2021 by
When I knew I wanted to be in Glasgow during COP26, I signed up as a volunteer with COP26 Climate...
Climate Reading Group: Letters to the Earth
15 June 2021 by
Climate Reading Group Tuesday 8th June 2021 Letters to the Earth: Writing to a Planet in Crisis (William Collins 2019) Linda...