Gary Braasch has photographed climate change more extensively than any other photographer. His book Earth Under Fire is a definitive work on the subject.

Find out about Gary Braasch here.
Find out about Earth Under Fire here.

Gary and I have been talking at length on many subjects. Here’s the second installment of our conversations.

John Paul Caponigro

What recommendations do you have for the average citizen to start taking a more active role with respect to these issues?  What would you suggest to other photographers to increase the effectiveness of their advocacy efforts?

Gary Braasch

The people I met on my climate change documentary project really mean something to me.  Beyond all the scientists and local guides, at this point those who mean the most are the ones who are living with the change but did not cause it …  Read more

Gary Braasch has photographed climate change more extensively than any other photographer. His book Earth Under Fire is a definitive work on the subject.

Find out about Gary Braasch here.
Find out about Earth Under Fire here.

Gary and I have been talking at length on many subjects. Here’s the first installment of our conversations.

John Paul Caponigro

Tell me about climate change.  And tell me about your book – Earth Under Fire.

Gary Braasch

In June 1997 I was stuck in a cold tent on the Alaska tundra with fellow nature photographer Gerry Ellis.  We had come to photograph caribou and other tundra animals, but for these weeks, anyway, we saw very little.  But while we read our books in the tent and talked of life and photography, we also chatted about the major issues in nature and conservation.  What were we going to do in coming years: what locations, what species, what issues were going to be the most important to photograph?.  And also, who was going to hire, publish and pay us for this? Read more


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