Climate Data Set to Music: ‘Planetary Bands, Warming World’

Science and art collaborate to set climate data to music. The result is beautiful and eerie. The data is from the Institute on the Environment. The piece is performed by students at the University of Minnesota School of Music.

‘Planetary Bands, Warming World’

In 2013, the composition ‘A Song of Our Warming Planet’ transformed 133 years of global temperature measurements into a haunting melody for the cello. Following its release, A Song of Our Warming Planet was featured by The New York Times, Slate, the Weather Channel, National Public Radio, io9, The Huffington Post and many others on its way to becoming a viral sensation and reaching audiences around the globe… ~ Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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