Through intimate photographs and dramatic drone footage, Josh Haner explores the life-changing effects of climate change in communities around the globe.
Featuring: Josh Haner
The New York Times
Meaghan Looram Mulcahy
In his farewell speech in January 2017, President Obama said, “Our children won’t have time to debate the existence of climate change; they’ll be busy dealing with its effects: environmental disasters, economic disruptions, and waves of climate refugees seeking sanctuary.” Through intimate photographs and dramatic drone footage, Josh Haner explores this pressing reality, bringing to light the life-changing effects of climate change in communities around the globe.
Josh Haner, 37, is a staff photographer and the senior editor for photo technology at The New York Times.
He was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photo essay documenting the arduous recovery of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings who lost both his legs and painfully rebuilt his life.
Josh is an FAA licensed drone pilot having worked with Virginia Tech as part of the FAA’s Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership to advise on how to safely use Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for newsgathering.
His photography and video journalism has been honored with awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism. He has been published in numerous publications including National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, and Rolling Stone.
Josh graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Studio Art (Photography) and a B.S. in Symbolic Systems. He spends his free time backpacking in the Sierra Nevada in California.