Josh tips me to this new trend.
We’ve always known that the global climate issue and emotion seem to go together. After all, who can forget “weepy” Bill McKibben’s crying over some drought parched corn, or Ben Santer’s temptation to “beat the crap out of pat Michaels”.
For just such occasions where millennials need to evoke, a website has been created called “Climoji” to help for those times when climate warriors are triggered, and need to express how they feel about climate change. The website says:
Emoji are used to annotate feelings and to short-hand communication. Climoji serve as signifiers to amplify climate change and as a new signs with which to express despair, hope, and solidarity.
Josh didn’t think that was a full emotive set, and adds his own: