Five photos that show you what climate change looks like around the world

13.03.15 By
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World-class photographers are putting their pictures on display for a new Instagram account called Everyday Climate Change and you can contribute.

Here’s five incredible images from around the world:

A man in San Jose del Golfo, Guatemala walks through a field of dry corn caused by an extended dry season this year in Central America.

Photo by @saul_martinez (Saul Martinez) for @everydayclimatechange

Peia Kararaua, 16, swims in the flooded area of Aberao village that is located in Tarawa atoll, Kiribati. Kiribati is one of the countries most affected by sea level rise.

Photo by @lens_pacific (Vlad Sokhin/Panos Pictures) for @everydayclimatechange

Families enjoy beautiful winter weather and icy conditions at Whitelee Wind Farm, outside Glasgow, Scotland. The wind farm is the UK’s largest.

Photo by @JshPhotog (Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert) for @everydayclimatechange

A helicopter drops water on the Rim Fire near Yosemite Nat. Park in California in August 2013. It was the 4th largest wildfire in the state’s history.

Photo by @DAVIDBUTOW (David Butow) for @everydayclimatechange


The view from our gradual descent into Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands. “The people here have tenaciously held onto land. Land speaks of your being, essence, reason for living. How do you put value on something that people consider as a living thing that is part of your soul?” (Mike Kabua interviewed in Bravo for the Marshallese: Regaining Control in a Post-Nuclear, Post-Colonial World by H. Barker)

Photo by @coleenjose (Coleen Jose) for @everydayclimatechange

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