Shakespeare on climate change

6 June 2005
At the start of the debate, openDemocracy asked Bill McKibben to write on art, imagination and climate change. In his piece, co-published with our partner Grist.org, McKibben asked asked: "Where are the books? The poems? The plays?"

openDemocracy wondered what a well known poet and playwright would have to say about climate change. William Shakespeare is dead, so we turned to Mark Rylance, artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, for some insight.

See the result here.


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