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Built upon research involving thousands of citizens in the UK, US and Germany during 2015, Climate Visuals is an evidence-based resource for climate change communication. The website centres on seven key principles for visual climate change communication, and contains a growing, interactive library of images to provide inspiration and guidance for journalists, campaigners, bloggers and anyone else using imagery to communicate about climate change. Read more about the research.


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Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 7:58am
Why we need to budget for good climate imagery - @rvanwaarden interviews Larry Westler of @Aurora_Photos, which contributed the cover image for recent Comms Handbook for the IPCC by @ClimateOutreach climatevisuals photo
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 12:38pm
One of the 6 principles in this new Handbook for @IPCC_CH scientists: Use the most effective visual communication.

Also check out the 90 second video for footage showing people (not polar bears or smokestacks)
Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 11:46am
Thks for asking Mads. These images need to be licensed from Panos pictures for usage, they are not CC. Plse contact them and they will quickly help you out. We have some CC images in other galleries, although we do believe that budgeting for photography is important!
Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 7:47am
This is what climate change looks like: building a breakwater with coral rocks in a Kiribati atoll - 99 new images in our new gallery curated with @panospictures climatevisuals photo
Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at 12:18pm
Visual stories of the people of #Newtok Alaska who voted to relocate their village due to climate change - explore our new series of images curated with @panospictures climatevisuals photo

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The images on this site fall into two categories: Creative Commons (CC) images and copyrighted (©) images.

Creative Commons images are free to use and share under the specific terms of each image, which can be found by the original image on the respective site we link to.

Copyrighted images are there to help inform you in making the best decision when using climate change images. Please contact the photographer or copyright holder to license these images.