The Changing Face of Iceland Premieres at UN Climate Summit, COP26

The Changing Face of Iceland, Mark Terry’s third film in a trilogy of documentaries examining the impacts of climate change on the polar regions, premiered at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland on November 4, 2021, presented by The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Writer, Producer, and Director Dr. Mark Terry presented it to the world leaders, delegates, and press followed up by a brief question period. Click here to listen to the CBC Radio interview as Dr. Terry addresses UN delegates during this special Action Zone screening.

Click here to see the trailer for the film, which is the third installment in Mark Terry’s trilogy of polar documentaries, following The Antarctica Challenge and The Polar Explorer. It focuses on the impacts of climate change on the island nation of Iceland through interviews with climate scientists and researchers, marine biologists, tourism industry experts, and politicians conducted when Dr. Terry served as the Scientist-in-Residence on  Adventure Canada’s circumnavigation expedition of Iceland in 2018. The film highlights changes to Iceland’s glaciers, land, flora, fauna, economy, along with the spectacular 2021 volcanic eruptions at Mount Fagradalsfjall.