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
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
One of my new years resolutions was to only order vegetarian food in restaurants and to learn more vegetarian food recipes so I could cut down at home too. I lasted about 3 months ordering only vegetarian food at restaurants, then 3 months of ordering vegetarian/fish dishes and then after that I gave up and … Continue reading Trying (and failing) to cut down on meat
https://medium.com/@JKSteinberger/an-audacious-toolkit-actions-against-climate-breakdown-part-3-i-is-for-individual-f510ee035e13 Julia Steinberger wrote a great article about the individual actions that you can take to counter climate breakdown: An Audacious Toolkit:Actions Against Climate Breakdown . Before I read the article I had been working on these two cartoons about the same subject. I think the first one helps to illustrate her article, and the … Continue reading Individual vs Collective Action
A cartoon I drew on my cartooning course, the assignment being that you drew something using flashbacks. Roll on quieter roads and quieter skies. Living through hotter summers while trying to use minimal energy for cooling I'm not looking forward to so much, but afternoon siestas and staying up late can't be so bad!