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Exhibit Shows Grim Vision of Climate Chaos

Artists in London are painting a grim vision of a globe ravaged by climate change.

Among the 63 works on display at the Royal Academy are a print of a lonesome-looking tree clinging to a tiny island amid a yawning ocean and a huge cage-like globe clad in glowering red neon.

The co-curator of the exhibition at the Royal Academy, Kathleen Soriano, says the exhibit is "neither a 'call to arms' or political in anyway."

She says the exhibit is an effort to imagine the world of tomorrow "not in a fatalistic way but with hope and a sense of care for our present and future."

GSK Contemporary's "Earth: Art of a changing world" runs until Jan 31.

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