20 January 2017

this is the end of the world as we know it

aerial shot of the lakes forming on the Arctic ice cap

The (photographs are) beautiful, but what you’re looking at is climate change at its worst. My favourite is the one that looks like an eye. It’s a half-circle of concentric blues at the top of the image – it’s almost as if global warming is looking right back at you.

Timo Lieber


  1. There aren't very many things I would protest these days, but I will stand up and fight for our earth.

  2. "and I feel fine..."

  3. I don't know what I'm looking at. What is the blue, and why is it evidence of climate change?

    1. This is an aerial photograph of the Arctic ice covered landmass, where for the first time lakes have begun to form. The blue you see is water. Such a massive ice melt in the Arctic is unprecedented and extremely alarming to scientists. You can read about that particular series of photographs by clicking on the name of the photographer, Timo Lieber, in the above post. If this doesn't work, try this link: