Gallery: COP16: Images of Climate Catastrophe the Center of Cancun

 
Above, a satellite image of glacial recession in the Ilulissat Icefjord

In the center of Cancun, amidst circus shows, live bands and baby rent-a-cars, there's an installation of powerful photos. They're satellite images of the ravages of climate change, documented by UNESCO. In them, Venice is flooding. Glaciers are dissolving. Water levels and temperatures are rising. Right there, in your face, a reminder of our fragile planet and the discussions attempting to preserve it. They are not what you would expect to see while eating your cotton candy, but fascinating nonetheless. Read on to learn more about this urgent installation.

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  1. gmaod December 3, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    Most interesting! Kee that info coming…

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