Local Warming

PhotographerAbram Kaplan
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryGranville, United States
Photo Date11/20/2015
Technical InfoLumix GH2, 1/640 @ f/9.
Entry Description

Cooling towers at a coal-fired power plant in Ohio, that provides electricity for a million customers. The cooling towers condense the steam used to spin turbines and cool it so it can be re-used to make new steam. Meanwhile, the waste heat adds to atmospheric temperature rise.