Someone wise in the PR biz once said “any publicity is good publicity,” and climate activists certainly seem to take these words to heart. They’re not afraid to dress up as polar bears or penguins or CFL bulbs to get their message across. And they recognize the power of a good aerial shot, too, arranging themselves on beaches, open fields, and frozen ice to spell out what’s on their minds.

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We’re highlighting their work in our series because we recognize that it takes a lot of creativity — and some fancy stitching in some cases — to make this activist-powered “performance art” happen.