It is one thing to read statistics about the rising costs of climate change; it is another to watch the impacts unfold before your eyes.
National Geographic Explorer Arati Kumar-Rao is on a mission to document what she calls "the slow violence of climate change" through visual storytelling over time. In this keynote presentation, she transports us to the flooded banks of the Ganges River through photography and verse, and asks us to consider the responsibility we bear as chroniclers of the land in the midst of continuing crisis.
Afterward, Arati engages in a virtual Q&A with students. Learn more about her work on her website.