John Ganis is a photographer and a professor of photography at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. His photographs on land use in America are in the collections of the Center for Creative Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Osaka University of Arts, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others, and they have appeared in Aperture Magazine, Camera Austria International, Kwartlnik Fotografia, Photographie Magazine, The Photo Review, and Photo Technik International. Ganis is also the author of Consuming the American Landscape (2003), which was awarded a Stuttgart Photo Book Prize. His Website is www.johnganisphotography.com.
Liz Wells is Professor of Photographic Culture at Plymouth University in England and a visiting professor at the University of Ulster's Belfast School of Art. She is the editor and author of eighteen book on photography, including The Photography Reader (2003) and Photography: A Critical Introduction (1996; 2015), and she is a co-editor for the journal photographies.
James E. Hansen is an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Earth Institute, where he directs the Climate Science, Awareness, and Solutions Program. In 1995, he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, and, in 2006, he received the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility and was designated by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people on Earth. He is the author of Storms of My Grandchildren: The Truth About the Coming Climate Catastrophe and Our Last Chance to Save Humanity (2009) and more than 100 scientific articles on climatology and global warming.