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Artist’s Illustrations Help Explain Climate Change to Kids

Artist’s Illustrations Help Explain Climate Change to Kids

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Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together.Climate change can be an unsettling subject for anyone, but it can be downright frightening for children. To explain the topic to young people, The New York Times’s Climate desk published a guide, “Bad Future, Better Future,” which includes ways they can help the environment.To make the subject a little more accessible, Yuliya Parshina-Kottas, a visual journalist on the Graphics desk, created hand-painted illustrations using a type of watercolor called gouache. In an interview, she discussed the inspiration and intent behind the images. Her lightly edited answers are below.How did this story come together?I worked on a heavily illustrated piece that showed kids r...