Humour Sceptics

Cartoon guide to global warming denial

As Tim Lambert recently remarked at Deltoid, global warming denial and political greenwashing is sometimes just so silly that even if you tried really, really hard, you just wouldn’t be able to make this stuff up.

But plenty of talented cartoonists nevertheless give it their best shot. Here is a selection of some choice samples I’ve come across (click on the image to go to the original source). But there are so many good ones out there that I’ll probably make this a semi-regular thing…


By Barry Brook

Barry Brook is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Chair of Environmental Sustainability at the University of Tasmania. He researches global change, ecology and energy.

5 replies on “Cartoon guide to global warming denial”

No, its just random Flickr feed – I tried the climate only feed but it got locked in a set of the same boring images, so I let the algorithm delve deeply instead, for better or worse…


[…] Posted by Barry Brook on 4 January 2009 There are two reasons to chuckle at the current situation with global warming. First, it’s because if you don’t have laugh at how ridiculous the national (Australian) and international ‘responses’ to this crisis are, you’d be forced to cry. Second, the denier are, well… laughable. Enjoy batch II (you can see batch I here). […]


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