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Fine, We'll Start Recycling!

Mary Mattingly’s Dry Season (2007).Image courtesy of Robert Mann Gallery, New York.

Al Gore and Leonardo DiCaprio aren’t the only ones trying to make us afraid of global warming — Mary Mattingly’s Dry Season paints a bleak picture of Earth's possible future that's almost scary enough to make us consider turning down one of our six air conditioners. The good news: The photo is staged and digitally enhanced. The bad news: According to Al and Leo, Mattingly's vision may be prophetic. Bummer! —Rachel Wolff