In 2009, the world carbon dioxide emission stood at 30.4 billion metric tons. While this may seem high, it was the first time that carbon dioxide emissions has reduced since 1998. It is estimated that by 2050, 3.6 million people will die prematurely due to air pollution. So some cities have taken the initiative and tried to become green. These include New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Stockholm and London.
Valerie Buess, inspired by the uselessness of waste paper: newspaper, phone directories, magazines, train schedules, etc. She rolls pieces of paper into various forms and makes incredible sculptures by assembling hundreds (if not thousands) of them.