Helping to counteract the sense of 'helplessness' that images of climate impacts can produce, this striking photo tells a positive human story, in the face of adversity.
WHAT IT SHOWS: NEW ORLEANS -- Tech. Sgt. Lem Torres and a young boy are lifted to safety from the roof of the child's flooded home. The pararescueman and the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., deployed to New Orleans for Hurricane Katrina search-and-rescue operations.