Renewable Matter # 26 / March-April

Keeping Track of Ice

by Editorial Staff

Momentous changes occurring over decades are often difficult to study; let alone understand and internalise. When talking about climate change, although we understand its causes and the risks it poses, we are at a loss as to the scale of time and space. 

Until recently, the very effects of climate change could be described with tables and scientific papers, but at the same time it was hard to offer a clear picture. How can a century-long global phenomenon be explained? The colossal work by Fabiano Ventura, “On the Trail of the Glaciers,” analyses historical photos of mountain glaciers taken in the Karakoram, the Caucasus, Alaska,...

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