One great way to visualise climate change

How do you visually portray climate change, a problem that needs action now to prevent impacts later? Here’s one way to do it.

Ferdi Rizkiyanto, an Indonesian digital artist, has created this powerful image and has generously licensed its use under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

What do you think? What does this image make you feel? Do you know of other examples of simple visual messages about climate change?

2 thoughts on “One great way to visualise climate change

  1. You could try a picture of the planet Venus.

    That’s what happens when you get a runaway greenhouse effects – 400 degrees in the shade, which is about twice as warm as a pizza oven.

    Apart from James Hansen, not many people seem to have got this just yet. We can thank the IPCC for soft-pedalling on the harsher probabilities.

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