Climate Visuals

Climate Visuals is a world first: an evidence-based resource for visual climate change communication, based on social research.

Welcome to climate visuals

Climate Visuals is an evidence-based resource for climate change communication.

Welcome to climate visuals

Climate Visuals is an evidence-based resource for climate change communication.

Welcome to climate visuals

Climate Visuals is an evidence-based resource for climate change communication.

Welcome to climate visuals

Climate Visuals is an evidence-based resource for climate change communication.

Climate Visuals is a world first: an evidence-based resource for visual climate change communication, based on social research with thousands of people in three countries. The website contains a growing library of photographs to provide inspiration and guidance for campaigners, picture editors and communications practitioners selecting imagery for communicating climate change.

How we can work with you

The research behind Climate Visuals

Major new collection - with Aurora Photos

Climate Visuals is partnering with influential photographic agencies to catalyse a new visual language for climate change. Our first partner is leading outdoor photography agency Aurora Photos. This Feature Gallery includes 83 images from the Aurora library which fit with the Climate Visuals principles and approach.

Watch an introduction to the Climate Visuals project

Research director Adam Corner explains the story behind the Climate Visuals project. Why do we need a new visual language for climate change communication? And why is testing people's reaction to different kinds of images so important? Find out more in this 4 minute video. 

Catalysing a new visual language for climate change

Visual communication and the climate change negotiations

Time to ditch the polar bears? Climate change looks for a new image

Explore more galleries

Climate causes

Climate impacts

Climate solutions

Visual stories at COP 22

Read the Climate Visuals research report

Image usage

The images on this site fall into two categories: Creative Commons (CC) images and copyrighted (©) images.

Creative Commons images are free to use and share under the specific terms of each image, which can be found by the original image on the respective site we link to.

Copyrighted images are there to help inform you in making the best decision when using climate change images. Please contact the photographer or copyright holder to license these images.