Climate Clock installed at the Design Museum

Date: Tuesday 1 March 2022

First seen trawling the streets of Glasgow alongside protestors at COP26, the Climate Clock is making its Design Museum debut with Future Observatory.

At the top of the screen, in red, the clock displays a countdown to a deadline: the time remaining to prevent planetary global warming rising above 1.5°C.

At the bottom of the screen, in blue-green, the clock displays three lifelines, or actions being taken to slow down the clock. One lifeline is the percentage of energy produced worldwide from renewable sources. Another is the amount of money committed to the Green Climate Fund, a global fund to support developing countries in limiting the effects of climate change. The third lifeline is the amount of land protected by Indigenous people worldwide.

Visit the Design Museum to see the clock for yourself or see ClimateClock.world for more information.