Connecting the lives and perspectives of identifiable individuals with climate impacts is likely to be effective. This photo tells a new story about how ordinary people are affected by the fossil fuel industry.
WHAT IT SHOWS: Beverly and Roland Landrey haul empty bottles to fill with water at a neighbor's farm. The Landrey's well recently went dry after decades of regular flow -- a problem she and husband Roland attribute to the growing number of coal bed methane wells drilled in the area. A several day supply of water sits in jugs on the floor at right. Natural methane gas is extracted from coal seams by removing the water in the coal.