Visual Resources

1. Disasters due to, or worsened by climate change

2. Protests

3. Remedies?

Scene from Joe Sacco’s graphic story about the Alberta Tar Sands, in “Global Warming and the Sweetness of Life” by Matt Hern and Am Johal

Floating cars after floods near Valencia, Spain in 2019 Photo: El Pais
Venice adapts to rising sea levels with raised walkways in Piazza San Marco (Foto: BBC report, October 2020)
Violent storms and floods caused widespread damage in the Alpes-Maritimes region in southern France in October 2020.  Valery HACHE / AFP
Flooding in Bangladesh covered one third of the country at some times in 2019. A rise in sea level of one metre would displace around 30 million people in Bangladesh alone. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) in Vietnam would also be regularly flooded. (Foto Reuters)
Sea level rise is accelerating as the Antarctic and Greenland Ice Caps melt more quickly than expected (Image: screenshot from talk of Sir David King)
Giant Siberian methane bubble leaves huge crater in the melting tundra (Foto: Time Magazine)
Siberian methane bubbles leave huge craters (screenshot from talk of Sir David King ). Note people standing on the far rim in the right hand picture.
Black Rock Inn, St Helena, California, burns in 2020 wildfire (Foto AP)
A kangaroo rushes past a burning house in Lake Conjola, Australia, on Tuesday, Dec. 31 2019. This fire season has been one of the worst in Australia’s history, with at least 15 people killed, hundreds of homes destroyed and millions of acres burned. (Matthew Abbott/The New York Times)
A redwood tree continues to burn in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California, after the August 2020 fire. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Aftermath of 2017 fires in Santa Rosa, California – AP Foto/Rich Pedroncelli
Aftermath of 2017 fires in Santa Rosa, California. Photo Nick Giblin/DroneBase via AP
Palm trees burn in Brazil’s 2020 Amazon fires
The fire season in 2019 burned more than 3,500 square miles of Amazon forest. 2020 is likely to be worse.

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