Essay about The Effects Of Global Warming On The Environment

1863 Words Dec 15th, 2015 null Page
It is apparent that the issue of global climate change and how to create a more sustainable environment are becoming more and more prominent in social media. One good example is the film, Chasing Ice; a chilling documentary that follows the work of nature photographer, James Balog, on his expeditions across the arctic to capture the devastating effects of global warming on camera. Balog has been able to document the melting of polar ice caps and track the aggressive rate at which they are melting and calving, providing irrefutable evidence that global warming is having a huge impact all around the world and that something must be done to stop it. He does all of this in hopes of spreading awareness of the tremendous and detrimental impact humans are having on the environment; he strives to inform the world of what global warming is actually doing, in an attempt to encourage viewers to do their part to save the planet. If non-believers of global warming see Balog’s images they will be forced to accept the reality that there is an environmental problem that must be fixed. In the past, we have struggled with the idea of forming a global community dedicated to the environment, but Balog provides a solution to this problem by acquiring global awareness of the situation and grabbing the attention of people all over the world through his astonishing photography/videography. In Chasing Ice, Balog captures the melting of glaciers due to global warming, in a beautiful yet horrific…

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