I set up a fictional accounting firm called H&R CABBAGE in a Washington DC gallery. There I calculated visitors’ personal carbon emissions with a free report to take home. In exchange for their time, visitors could bring in a reusable water bottle or coffee mug to enjoy a freshly carbonated Italian soda.
The exhibit also included a curated screening of slide lectures about sustainable living created by various artists and activists. The slide show format was inspired by Al Gore’s now famous performance in “An Inconvenient Truth”.
NB: “You’re not as green as you are cabbage-looking” is an old British saying that can be interpreted in different ways but it basically means “you’re not as naive as you look”.