Change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity, altering the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods.
In 2011, hundreds of Mongolian herders began protesting the Chinese government over the fencing and reduction of their traditional grazing lands. These protests continue today and can be followed here.[fn][[nid:1310]][/fn]
James Balog is an American photographer who has risked his life to explore the impact of climate change on the world’s glaciers. In 2007 he began the Extreme Ice Survey, the most extensive photographic study of the receding glaciers ever conducted. His award-winning 2012 film Chasing Ice tells the story of his adventurous photography on the world’s ice sheets. Learn more about his work at TedTalk.