Hank D and the Bee: Predicting the Future of Weather

Hank D and the Bee: Predicting the Future of Weather

My sister and sister-in-love (organic farmers extraordinaire) just showed my kids the persimmon seeds and explained how the kernels predict weather. Hence, this cartoon. If you want more info on persimmon predictions check out the farmer’s almanac. Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates […]

Is Earth Day really still a big deal? [POLL]

happy earth day

Did you know it’s Earth week (and also Earth Month) — not to mention that this Sunday, April 22nd, is Earth Day. But here’s my question: Is Earth Day, Earth Week, and Earth Month a big deal to you? Over the past few years they’ve decreased in importance to me. Hell, I even completely forgot […]

Breast cancer awareness: What the pink ribbon ignores

Are environmental issues the cause of breast cancer?

Researchers have identified 216 chemicals that cause mammary tumors in animals and admit the need for better assessment in humans. They argue for integrating these findings into policies that govern chemical exposure. It’s an approach that concentrates on prevention rather than cure. So what are we waiting for?

Wrong and Wrongerer: How both sides of the aisle address climate change

Wrong and Wrongerer: How both sides of the aisle address climate change

Angry and corrupt vs. Timid and less corrupt — Who wins in the political war on climate change?

3 ways to green your Halloween

green halloween pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner again (can you believe it?!). And since you care about the environment, you probably want to know how you can have a fun Halloween without killing too many people or animals, right? Well then these ideas are bound to help you out.

No royal carriage for your wedding? No worries.

Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding carriage

Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding next month will hardly be a toned down, eco-conscious affair…though they will leave the ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage. But just because you can’t afford a 100-year-old horse-drawn carriage to haul you away from your nuptials, doesn’t mean your wedding travel can’t be eco-friendly.

Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin’s lifeguard

Ronald Reagan, Sarah Palin's lifeguard

Now I think I see why Palin called him “America’s lifeguard” (referring, of course, to Sarah Palin’s America). Wondering what the Fairness Doctrine has to do with the environment? Check out the included links in this article…which are also why Glenn Beck is peeing in the pool in this cartoon too.

Did Obama double talk the State of the Union?

2011 state of the union environment and energy

The environment wasn’t the focus of the 2011 State of the Union address, but it sure wasn’t absent either…though several key words were. But does the verbiage really matter? Check out the eco-talking points on clean energy, green jobs, and alternative fuel from this year’s State of the Union.

Fox News serving up climate skepticism

Fox News Serving Up Climate Skepticism

Is Fox News unique in fueling the fire of the conservative right or does all news media simply push their own agendas to begin with?

Future of the Earth in 127 hours

Earth in 127 Hours

It shouldn’t be this hard to kick the coal habit. Unfortunately, fighting against billionaires and their subsidy-driven profits takes some time. Don’t fret, we’ll come out of it clean…we just may be a bit bloody and limb-less.