Scenes from the Climate Era


A mosaic of snapshots capturing how it feels to live through this historical planetary transformation.

At the turn of the 2020s, the climate movement abruptly shifted into a new phase.

Governments and businesses suddenly escalated their climate commitments, while fossil fuel lobbyists swapped out denial for greenwashing tactics.

New activist movements initiated a wave of direct action – property destruction, rent strikes and attacks on fossil fuel infrastructure.

In science journals and academic conferences, radical solutions were debated and tested which would have been unthinkable just a decade ago.

And everywhere, extreme weather and climate impacts hit harder and faster than expected. We’ve already hit major tipping points which have pushed us past a point of no return.

Through a series of 66 vignettes, Scenes from the Climate Era maps some of the strange and unfamiliar contours of this new world we find ourselves in.

  • comedy, contemporary, drama, ensemble, episodic, non-linear, one-act, period, political
  • 70
  • 5 total
  • 5 gender unspecified
  • ensemble
  • science, resilience, hope, globalism, climate change, change, sustainability
  • all ages
  • young adult, adult, teen
  • Australian Plays Transform



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