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Do we really want “Our Future Planet” to be sponsored by fossil giant Shell? As Museums For Future we respond with a clear No. Here is why it is intolerable for any museum, especially for the Science Museum’s latest climate exhibition, to accept funding from Big Oil in the middle of the ecological crisis.Read more
As Museum For Future we welcome past and current efforts by the Science Museum to incorporate sustainability issues in their working practices, collections care and public education. We also recognize that there are and have to be many solutions when it comes to tackling the climate crisis and that it is imperative to share knowledge about climate innovations with the wider public.
However, we also see direct sponsorship of the upcoming “Our Future Planet” exhibition at the Science Museum through Shell as highly problematic and contradictory.Read more