Climate Change Photography Contest 2009
It’s a Dog’s Life
JOINT SECOND PRIZE: Arindam Datta, August 2006, Surat – It’s a Dog’s Life: This terrified stray was photographed in Surat, Gujarat where it was compelled to take refuge on the roof of a submerged car to survive the onslaught of heavy rains. Scientists warn that climate change will manifest itself by a cycle of floods and droughts of increasing intensity. Statistics reveal that while the overall volume of rain has not changed drastically, the number of rainy days have, causing acute water shortage during subsequent summer months.