The image demonstrates the human impacts of climate-linked migration. Our research highlighted the benefits of eye contact and the figure on the left draws us into the image to learn more about the image. This leads the audience to discover their story, a story that is not often a visual face of climate change.
WHAT IT SHOWS: CHINA. Former farmers from rural areas turned construction workers break for lunch. The Chinese authorities estamate that 144 million have already left the land lured by the prospects of higher wages. As the impacts of climate change deepen, millions more farmers will be forced to leave the countryside. 2004.