Chasing Ice

I went to see a screening of Chasing Ice last week.

It’s a documentary about global warming and succeeds in providing a great visual interpretation of the issues we are facing. I just wish I had seen it before I went on my trip to Iceland this year as I feel I would have appreciated the journey a little bit more.

For example; here’s an image of a group of people about to embark on a walk over an ice formation. Though pretty awesome in size, it’s nothing compared to what it was 10 years ago, and that’s something I simply didn’t think about while I was there. Even when standing on a beach with ice on it I didn’t really think about the implications of how it got there; the only possible message about global warming I found on the whole trip was in a bit of graffiti:

Check it out if you happen to see it on in your area.