Consequences of deforestation

Consequences of deforestation

This piece by illustrator Andrea Ucini is titled “What are the local and global consequences of deforestation?”. I love Andrea Ucini’s simple yet full and often fierce visuals. Each expands into a rich story in the viewer’s mind, as the best...
Climate Emojis (“Climojis”)

Climate Emojis (“Climojis”)

You can now download climate emojis (“climojis”) for your phone. My favorite is the farting cow. (Technically I think cows release more methane through their mouths, but it’s too cute to get that picky.) Download for iOS and Android now!! Via...

Climate Change Science Haiku

Seattle-based oceanographer Greg Johnson is usually processing data from Argo floats–instruments in the ocean that measure things like ocean temperature, salinity, and density. But after reading the 5th IPCC Report that was published in 2013, he found himself...
Fiddling While Rome Burns

Fiddling While Rome Burns

Julie Sperling is a mosaic artist with a background in science (environmental science and geography), who makes beautiful mosaics, often with inspiration from science. In 2014 she began a series of mosaics titled Fiddling While Rome Burns about climate change. What an...
In Human Time

In Human Time

The Climate Museum in NY City officially opened in its temporary space in the Parsons School of Design on December 20, 2017 with two artists: Zaria Forman, who we’ve featured here before, and Peggy Weil. In Human Time is about ice: Zaria Forman‘s beautiful...
Ozymandias and the Anthropocene

Ozymandias and the Anthropocene

I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: ‘Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions...
Human Nature

Human Nature

Photographer Lucas Foglia was inspired to photograph climate scientists doing the hard work of measuring our world after Hurricane Sandy slammed into his farm on Long Island, NY in 2012. He followed scientists in Colorado, Hawaii, and Alaska as they use their...
From the air

From the air

Often it’s only possible to see the full scope of environmental destruction from the air. Whether it’s oil spills, tar sands extraction, mountain top mining, deforestation, or overpopulation in cities, the view from above is the only way to get any sense...
Snow Land

Snow Land

Snow Land is a photo essay of resistance to climate change. Photographer Marco Zorzanello‘s photographs of the Dolomites ski area, one of the largest ski areas in the world, show how we seem to be in deep denial that we need to change our lives in response to...