Cartoons from my regular strip in New Internationalist Magazine. We are all boiling frogs. Image description: two frogs in a pan of water on a gas ring. First frog exclaims, in anguish, “Melting ice! Record-breaking temperatures! Unexpected flooding! We should be worried about climate change RIGHT NOW!!!”. Second frog is laid-back and unworried. “Oh, you’re such a doom-monger. Why can’t … Read More
Funny Weather is now available as an ebook from the excellent digital comix people Sequential. The full-length comic that explains everything you didn’t want to know about climate change, but probably should find out, for less than three quid! Btw, I drew that book cover years before the floods. It’s hard being ahead of the times once the times catch up … Read More
Well, that didn’t take long. I drew this book cover eight years ago. I grew up in Weybridge in Surrey. That’s my mum and my sister in that car, so although you’d not know by looking, this picture is based there. Weybridge today. Is there anything that you don’t want to know about climate change but probably should find … Read More
Imagine if our climate was destabilised by greenhouse gas emissions and severe weather events erupted all over the world, trashing crops, wiping out wildlife and killing people… Imagine the international response was nothing more meaningful than a promise to maybe keep discussing the problem, generating more hot air… And the national response was to bury our collective heads in the … Read More
I don’t remember this happening before. When a UK politician dies, I don’t remember them being elevated to the status of royalty. I don’t ever recall a £10million public funeral with full military honours , Parliament being recalled for an entire day of eulogising and a nice fat expenses cheque for each MP. When Winston Churchill died, Parliament dedicated half … Read More
Read my companion comic to Funny Weather. The international response to climate change can be summed up in two broad strands. Firstly, there’s all the things we should be doing, but aren’t. Then, there’s all the stuff we are doing, but shouldn’t be. Carbon trading falls into this second category, and this cartoon explains why. Copies of the comic were … Read More
Here is the first chapter of Funny Weather: Everything you Didn’t Want to Know About Climate Change but Probably Should Find Out, possibly the best book ever written on climate change (and certainly the funniest). You can read it for free. Just click the picture.