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...