Tags » James Balog

The Story of Melting Ice

Pennsylvania photographer James Balog is known for his works that explore the relationship between humans and nature. But his most known project, called Extreme Ice Survey, is a unique study of melting glaciers of our planet. 351 more words

Human Impact On The Environment

FILM: Chasing Ice


In Chasing Ice, acclaimed National Geographic photographer James Balog, once a skeptic about climate change, deploys revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.


Communicating climate change - both tricky and urgent

I decided to jump into the comments stream on this Guardian-hosted event on the best ways to communicate climate solutions, as below. The format was somewhat of a shocker, requiring a read-through of multiple comments coming in at all angles, and yet produced various pointers to useful resources on the subject. 305 more words


Quote of the day

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


Chart of the Day, 22 Jan 2015: Glaciers Going, Going, Gone

Last month, the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) came out with its bi-yearly mass balance estimate. Basically, this is a measure of the amount of melt. 262 more words

Climate Change

Climate: 'It's time to start getting angry'

Climate researchers call for action at Breck conference

By Adam Spencer

BRECKENRIDGE — For nearly 70 years, Americans breathed poisonous exhaust from leaded gasoline while a team of oil and auto industry-funded scientists maintained that millions of cars burning lead — a potent neurotoxin — was safe.   884 more words