Monday Mirthiness – double feature.

There’s a relatively famous cartoon about climate that gets used on social media a lot, drawn by Joel Pett. You’ll likely recognize it. Josh has given it a “treatment”: In other news:

Friday Funny – or not so Funny?

As the Coronavirus impacts the world and most of us (including yours truly) “shelter in place” and watching with fear and trepidation at what is going on in our world, Josh has condensed it down to a binary choice – with juggling: Essentially, politicians are “Juggling with Death”. Like this work? Buy Josh a pint…

Hump Day Hilarity – The Mouse That ….Coughed

Sometimes, life imitates art. Sometimes, the universe makes a hard left turn. Our resident cartoonist, Josh, came up with this after it was suggested on another blog. From the Wikipedia description: The Mouse That Roared is a 1955 Cold War satirical novel by Irish American writer Leonard Wibberley, which launched a series of satirical books about an imaginary country in Europe…

Damaging impacts of warming moderated by migration of rainfed crops

Continued migration, however, may result in significant environmental costs Colorado State University Many studies seek to estimate the adverse effects of climate change on crops, but most research assumes that the geographic distribution of crops will remain unchanged in the future. New research using 40 years of global data, led by Colorado State University, has…

Prank with Bernie Sanders (Stars Save the Earth #3)

Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexey Stolyarov (Vovan and Lexus) have launched the international project “Stars Save the Earth”, a project dedicated to the global problems facing humanity. The third episode of the show is a prank with US Senator Bernie Sanders. The pranksters communicate with the Presidential candidate as Greta Thunberg and her father…

Saturday Silliness – The Davos Flame War

The word over at the Grauniad is: Greta Thunberg: Davos leaders ignored climate activists’ demands Activist [Greta Thunberg] says calls to break from fossil fuels have been ignored at World Economic Forum Speaking on the final day of the World Economic Forum, the 17-year old climate campaigner said leaders were not reacting to the crisis, and…