Watch the TED talk video below by avid photographer James Balog:
Directions: After you watch the video, summarize what you have learned from this TED talk in 150-200 words. You may use these questions below to help you think about the issue more. You may research him more if you would like, but remember that if you bring in an additional source, then you must provide a link.
Note: Remember to think about engaging other students and having a thoughtful discussion.
Things to think about:
- Although James Balog is not technically a climate scientist, what do you think gives him credibility on this subject?
- What did it take James Balog, a previous climate change skeptic, to change his views?
- What kind of ways does James help the audience understand how large the glaciers themselves are along with the size of the glacial retreat?
- What kind of problem does James Balog think that the majority of the people in the world have?