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Story Publication logo December 9, 2019

Huaraz at a Glance: Distrust, Determination, and Climate Crisis

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Huaraz below the snow-covered peaks of the Cordillera Blanca, the second tallest mountain range after the Himalayas. Image by Audrey Fromson. Peru, 2019.
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In 1941, a chunk of an adjacent glacier broke off and fell into Lake Palcacocha, hurling a wave...

Image by Audrey Fromson.
Image by Audrey Fromson.

Huaraz is a city that allows us to understand the countless variables that shift and collide as the climate crisis continues to impact life as we know it. In this three-minute project trailer, journalist Audrey Fromson depicts the extraordinary magnitude of the Cordillera mountain range while highlighting just exactly what's at stake.

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