Category Archives: Climate Change Humor

What a great example of how to breath life into an abstract topic—renewable energy—by turning it into a human character.    Add bits of emotional drama, surprise and slightly-risque humor. . . and the story becomes irresistible! This award-winning ad by … Continue reading

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Weathergirl loses it.       OMG!

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The Word – Sink or Swim (Colbert Report, 6/4/12) Thank god for parody— the best tool for puncturing puffed-up politicians who parade their ignorance. Here, Stephen Colbert skewers the North Carolina legislature’s proposal to outlaw use of climate models in … Continue reading

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People who say we can’t afford switching to a low-carbon economy almost never consider the cost of not making that transition.     This reminds me of one of my all-time favorite cartoons. (1) Yes, moving to a low-carbon economy … Continue reading

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Is the increase in extreme weather due to climate change?    This little clip from the National Center from Atmospheric Research (NCAR) provides the clearest — and most entertaining — answer we’ve seen. For cutting-edge science

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By Marcus Manfred, The Chicago Dope* (cross post) The National Aeronautical Space Administration is facing the heat from Republicans who accuse it of pushing a pro-gay climate change agenda by adding the color hot pink to its global climate maps. … Continue reading

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(Video from Siffer, Teddy TV.    Animator: Ole Christoffer Hager) This simple animation, illustrating the difference between variation vs. trend, or weather vs. climate, has become an instant classic. It demonstrates most of the characteristics of a great metaphor, by. . … Continue reading

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Coal Lobby Warns Wind Farms May Blow Earth Off Orbit.      Question:   What do Anthony “Weinergate” Weiner and the coal industry’s “Clean Coal” campaign share in common?      Answer:  

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This cartoon — which first appeared in The Economist last summer during the debt ceiling crisis — is even more apt today regarding climate change,

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Ascent & Descent. Skeptical Science unearthed this gem,  inspired by the December 2009 Copenhagen conference.  It’s by Nicholas Garland, The Telegraph’s first cartoonist, who retired in 2011.  We’ve collected our favorite climate cartoons here, along with links to some much … Continue reading

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