Photo Friday: Core Of Climate Science

19 January 2018, by

This Photo Friday, examine Earth’s climate past through Peggy Weil’s film “88 cores,” showcasing ice cores going back more than 110,000 years from the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Photo Friday: Capturing Climate Change Through Art

29 December 2017, by

This Photo Friday, view Zaria Forman’s painstakingly drawn, detailed pastel drawings that transport viewers to remote areas and showcase landscapes in flux.

Interview with Alsak Grinsted, the Creator of Daily Glacier Bot

21 December 2017, by

Aslak Grinsted, a Danish geoscientist, has created a daily twitter feed, called Daily Glacier Bot, which features before and after images of individual glaciers. GlacierHub interviewed him on the techniques behind the bot, and on his reasons for developing it. He is seeking to promote understanding of climate change around the world.

Photo Friday: The Alpine Photographer

24 November 2017, by

This Photo Friday view the Alps through the eyes of Fiona Bunn, a British and Swiss Alpine photographer who is committed to creating awareness of human impacts on glacier landscapes.

Roundup: Kyrgyzstan Protests, Alaskan Glacial Runoff, and Rap Music

13 November 2017, by

In this week’s roundup, we explore protests defending glaciers in Kyrgyzstan, a study about glacial runoff in Alaska, and rap artist Gucci Mane’s latest album called El Gato the Human Glacier.

Disappearing Ice and Invisible People

26 October 2017, by

Repeat photography, a method that compares historical and recent photographs to find changes within a landscape, fails to provide a complete perspective of glacier retreat as it doesn’t capture the societal context, culture, and stories of the local people.

Climate Change Through a Camera Lens

12 September 2017, by

The impacts of climate change on glaciers and other landscapes are often hard to conceptualize, making it difficult for scientists to convey the urgency of these changes to the general public. This difficulty is being addressed by photographers like Danish artist Carston Egevang and American Diane Tuft, who are taking action through visual image to […]

Roundup: Dust, Collapse, and Fire

11 September 2017, by

Dust Distribution in East Asia From Journal of Meteorological Research: “East Asian dust (EAD) exerts considerable impacts on the energy balance and climate/climate change of the earth system through its influence on solar and terrestrial radiation, cloud properties, and precipitation efficiency. Providing an accurate description of the life cycle and climate effects of EAD is […]

A Ritual to Honor Mountains in a Peruvian Village

5 September 2017, by

The residents of four Quechua villages in the Chicón valley in highland Peru performed a complex ritual on August 6 this year, as they have done for years, as a means of making offerings to Pachamama, the earth mother, understood as the source of vitality for humans and other beings. Such offerings, made at this […]

Photo Friday: Lake Issyk Kul

25 August 2017, by

Located high in Central Asia’s Tian Shan Mountains, Issyk Kul is one of the world’s largest alpine lakes. Though Issyk Kul literally means “warm lake” in the Kyrgyz language, the crystalline waters vary in surface temperature from as high as 73 degrees Fahrenheit in July to as low as 36 degrees Fahrenheit in January. Still, warmth is relative, and […]

Mount Kilimanjaro: Photographs by Christian Pfeil

28 July 2017, by

Christian Pfeil is an independent film producer and director who works mainly in Berlin, Germany. After finishing his studies in photography, his passion for film grew. His background in digital filmmaking allows him to transport his viewers and share stories through captive images. When asked why he chose this specific region in Africa for his […]

Ice without Scale: Photographs by Angeles Peña

21 July 2017, by

Angeles Peña grew up in the mountains of Argentine Patagonia, immersed in a landscape that she considers wild, hostile, and infinite– and changing. “The winters flee with speed and are gradually disappearing. The glaciers recede. Summers are hotter. The seasons seem to be less and less defined,” she reflected. Peña has spent the last three […]