I just finished reading 'Prosperity without Growth: Foundations for the Economy of Tomorrow' by Tim Jackson, which I highly recommend, and it inspired this cartoon.
Using technology to cancel out other technology never quite works..
After my long blog post about how necessary it is for those of us in the top 20% of incomes who create 70% of C02 emissions to change our lifestyles I've been working on this image: Sometimes I think the link is lost between the fact that individual actions to reduce climate change (like eating less … Continue reading Individual to collective action
Our cartoon course assignment this week was to draw something in black and white with a detective, a crime, a motive and a clue. I'd read a tweet from @DoctorVive that said: 'ok, climate twitter: if you were to create a TV miniseries that foregrounded climate change, what would it look like?' earlier that day … Continue reading Future Detective
I've been trying to think about the future I want, not just the future I don't want:
In my head I make a lot of impassioned speeches. In person, not so much, and I really need to change that and actually talk to my friends about this stuff. For all I know they are thinking it too, just no one wants to say it aloud and make it real, because then we'd … Continue reading School Strikes for Climate
The IPCC report last year stated that we need to cut carbon emissions in half in the next 12 years to have any chance of keeping under 1.5 degrees of warming. We’re at about 1.1 degrees of warming now and there is currently a record heatwave in Australia with temperatures nearing 50 degrees. There are … Continue reading Climate Change and Individual Action