Science

Visualizing Climate Change—A Tall Order

It’s Climate Week NYC and hundreds of political leaders, activists, and representatives of various nations have gathered at the UN to address climate change. It’s also FridaysForFuture, and millions are again marching in a climate strike around the world. At the HRM, we visualized climate change over time by printing out an illustration by Randall Munroe of XKCD.

1929: The Elephant in the Room

1929, the year the stock market crashed, was also the year the American Museum of Natural History gave the Hudson River Museum the gift of a taxidermied elephant.