The advent of rampant economic growth has lead to a frightful increase in the amount of greenhouse gas emission. This in turn accelerates the pace of climate change across the world. Simply put, our ice caps are melting faster than they should and temperatures are now starting to swing to extremes.
Scientists across the world are quick to raise alarm and are now predicting a large and inevitable natural catastrophe. The only alternative we are faced with is to reduce our emissions and start growing green.
As the saying goes – a picture is worth a thousand words, and here are 27 of the most powerful photographs to reiterate the seriousness of our collective reality.