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Images From NASA's New Mobile App Show Shocking Climate Change Within Decades
By Loke Shi Ying, 07 Dec 2013
Northwestern Glacier, Alaska, August 1940—August 2005
NASA’s new Images of Change app shows examples of the unbelievable and shocking effects that climate change has brought upon our earth.
These gifs extracted from the app, which is now available for download, show glaciers, rivers and landscapes dramatically altered in the short span of just a few decades.
Looking at these images surely brings to mind a sad truth of the irreversibility of climate change, calling upon immediate action to counter it.
Pedersen Glacier, Alaska, Summer 1917, Summer 2005
McCarty Glacier, Alaska, July 1909—July 2004
Patagonia Glacier, Chile, September 1986—August 2002
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, February 1993—February 2000
Muir Glacier, Alaska, August 1941—August 2004
Muir Glacier in Alaska, shot in August, 1941 and August, 2004
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