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'The Human Element' Review: Climate Change is Very Real

In his compelling, unsettling and visually stunning documentary, The Human ElementNational Geographic photographer James Balog shows viewers why we, as a society, can no longer turn a blind eye to the drastically changing world around us. 157 more words


Chasing Ice: Inspirational, Impactful, Admirable

Both of the films I watched these past weeks are beautifully inspiring. I watched Watermark and Chasing Ice. To my surprise I was completely intrigued by the journey of James Balog and his documenting of the glaciers. 265 more words

The Effect of James Balog

In my senior year of high school, I vividly remember watching the documentary “Chasing Ice,” which followed one man and his team tracking the retreat of glaciers through time-lapse photography. 390 more words

James Balog and geologic-scale change

“We are in the midst of geologic-scale change, and we humans are causing it.”

James Balog says this during Chasing Ice, a masterpiece of filmmaking and science. 165 more words


“We still carry this old caveman-imprint idea that we’re small, nature’s big, and it’s everything we can manage to hang on and survive. When big geophysical events happen – a huge earthquake, tsunami, or volcanic eruption – we’re reminded of that.”

— James Balog.

Thought For Today

If you need definitive proof of Anthropogenic Global Warming, this is it

The Extreme Ice Survey (EIS), based in Boulder, Colorado, uses time-lapse photography, conventional photography and video to document the effects of global warming on glacial ice. 187 more words

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