2020 Winners

Ann Inger Johansson

Ann Inger Johansson is an award-winning photographer with a focus on documenting the causes, effects, impacts and solutions of climate change globally. Scientific data informs what topics and locations she seeks out to photograph. Ann’s ultimate goal is to make all aspects of climate change more relatable on a personal level. With Climate Change Connected – Altered Landscapes, Ann is showing a cause such as the extraction and burning of oil, effects such as melting glaciers and drought and impacts of coastal erosion and wildfire destruction. 

Winning Entry

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COAL. Dhanbad is the second most populous city in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Dhanbad ranks 33rd largest city in India and ranks 42nd largest million-plus urban agglomeration in India. It has been ranked 94th among 111 cities for Ease of Living Index[4] and is 96th fastest growing urban area of world by City Mayors.[5] Dhanbad shares its land borders with Paschim Bardhaman, West Bengal. Dhanbad is also called Coal Capital of India for housing one of the largest coal mines of India.[6] The prestigious institute, Indian School of Mines (now IIT) is also situated in Dhanbad.[7]

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