Igor Krupnik Quotes

We tend to describe climate change in terms that are abstract—a one degree rise in temperature, an increase in green house gasses—but when waves wash away a village, that’s concrete and very emotional.

He was the curator of the Museum’s exhibit on the effect of global warming on the life and culture of Alaskan Eskimos. Entire villages have been washed away as water levels have risen as the result of melting polar ice.

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