Extreme weather events are becoming more and more common. For people in parts of the US, Hurricane Katrina brought climate change right to their doorsteps. Our research found that 'local' flooding images were powerful and can be a tool to reach beyond the 'green bubble’' (i.e. to those on the Right of the political spectrum).
WHAT IT SHOWS: OVER NEW ORLEANS -- Tech. Sgt. Keith Berry looks down into flooded streets searching for survivors. He is part of an Air Force Reserve team credited with saving more than 1,040 people in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. He is a pararescueman with the 304th Rescue Squadron from Portland, Ore.