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Sean Gallagher Shares Environmental Reporting During NYC Visit

Event Date:

September 26, 2017 | 6:00 PM EDT


Guttman Community College
50 W 40th Street
Room 401

New York, NY 10018

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Rising temperatures on the Tibetan Plateau in western China are causing melting glaciers and...

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British photographer Sean Gallagher spent the past seven years casting the spotlight on China's environmental crises. Here, a man walks over rocks near to a glacial lake that has formed at the base of the Dagu Glacier on the southeast edge of the Tibetan Plateau. The glacier has been reducing in size in recent years, as a resulting of rising temperatures in the region. Image by Sean Gallagher. China, 2012.

Photojournalist Sean Gallagher explores climate change via his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting during this two-day visit to Hunter College and Guttman Community College in New York on Tuesday, September 26 and Wednesday, September 27, 2017Kem Sawyer, Pulitzer Center contributing editor, joins Gallagher for the visit that includes class sessions throughout the two days and a community-wide event on the evening of September 26.

Hunter and Guttman are both part of the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium network. Gallagher also meets with students and teachers at schools in New York City on Monday, Setpember 25.

Gallagher's visit completes a three-city U.S. tour during which he highlights his work capturing climate change and other environmental issues from the Tibetan Plateau to desertification in China. 


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