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Photo credit: Robert Foster / Winrock International / US AID / CC BY-NC 2.0

Afghan technicians are finishing installation and testing of the solar array. Local voices and photographers intuned

with the culture and values of their subjects will generate more intimate images with integrity whilst being able to access 

closer and stay longer with a story.


The world's only evidence-based climate change photography resource

The world's only evidence-based climate change photography resource

Welcome to Climate Visuals

Climate change has an image problem.

The images that define climate change shape the way it is understood and acted upon.

But polar bears, melting ice and arrays of smoke stacks don’t convey the urgent human stories at the heart of the issue.

Based on international social research, Climate Visuals provides seven principles for a more diverse, relatable and compelling visual language for climate change.

This website contains a growing library of photographs to provide inspiration and guidance for campaigners, picture editors and communications practitioners selecting imagery for communicating climate change. 

Climate Visuals expertise and insights can also be accessed through our photography and visual services, bespoke partnerships and consultancy.