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Holland — The Original Cool (& Green)

Holland — one of my favorite places in the world. More info in this Bikocity repost below. Below is a fun (& funny) video about Holland. Of course, biking is highlighted a bit. Biking makes life so much cooler, easier, more relaxed and carefree. It is used in (non-car) advertisements of all kinds simply to […]

May 25th

Plastic Bag Fighting California Ban

More on Plastic Bags and (Inevitable) Bans From Factory Direct Promos: Will California Become the First State to Officially Ban Single Use Plastic Bags? From ElephantJournal: If You Love Animals, Boycott Plastic Bags. From Yes! Magazine: Plastic State of Mind–A video parody: Why the age-old “paper or plastic?” question shouldn’t be a question at all. […]

May 9th

Planned Obsolescence (of children)

More on Obesity From the Clinton Foundation: Childhood Obesity: Facts & Solutions From PlanetSave: Obesity Is A Major Environmental Threat, Study Says From NaturalPapa: Sugar is killing us! Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…and now Facebook!

May 1st

Earth Day 2013, Free Funny eCards For Earthday

For those looking to celebrate Earth Day with a bit of humor, and perhaps realism, I’ve gathered together some the funniest free ecards on the subject. Some of them are quite dead on… For a bit of background on the holiday, Earth Day is a holiday held annually on April 22, that is celebrated in […]

April 20th

Cyber Baby – Future Soldier

Shel Silverstein said, “Never explain what you do. It speaks for itself. You only muddle it by talking about it.” I try to stick to that, but I do want to say one thing about half of this cartoon–Parents(!) get your kids OFF devices! They need time with you AND time alone with their imagination/thoughts. […]

April 11th

Ferrets Sold As Poodles

If you just purchased a white poodle in Argentina, you should take a closer look because it might just be a large ferret with very poofed up fur. A Dallas TV station reported recently that a man at a bazaar in Argentina bought what he believed were two toy poodles, but when he got them […]

April 9th

GMO's are Everywhere, Sucker!

This is a new version of a Hank D and the Bee cartoon I did after Halloween. It was a popular cartoon so I wanted to share it with a larger audience. Enjoy…and share. More on GMO’s and Monsanto From PlanetSave: 5 Appalling Facts About The Monsanto Protection Act Obama Signed Into Law (GMO Heaven) […]

April 4th

Opera Of Power Plants (Video)

Here’s one of my favorite videos ever. It’s an ad for ECOtricity, which is a clean energy utility company in the UK. Check it out and share it: http://youtu.be/FLlczvGNVvU (Those are coal and nuclear power plant towers coming down in the video.) Thanks to NewEnergyNews for sharing it recently and bringing it back onto my […]

March 17th

Win A Free Copy Of: Best Editorial Cartoons Of The Year: 2013 Edition!

For the past 6 years I’d visit my library when Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year (Pelican Press) hit the shelves, and thumb through the greatest hits of editorial cartoons. It was always amusing and informing, and allowed me time to reflect on my own cartooning skills. I was flattered to find out that one […]

February 27th

Reward Offered To Swim In Polluted River

A Chinese businessman has offered a reward to a government official to swim in a very polluted river. The reward is 200,000 yuan, which is about $32,000 American dollars. Many people might be very tempted to jump at this offer, but if you look at photos of the river filled with plastic and other repulsive […]

February 25th

Why So Sad, Single Use Plastic Bag?

More on Plastic Bags Plastic Bag Ban Community Page – Changing The World Together, One Bag at a Time What are the Pros and Cons of Banning Plastic Bags? Life Cycle of Plastic Bag (Infographic) Our ‘Toxic’ Love-Hate Relationship With Plastics Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…

February 14th

Christmas Wishes Sent To Monsanto Claus

My previous Monsanto Claus cartoons: Monsanto Claus 2009: Ho Ho Oh No! (original title, eh?) Monsanto Claus 2010: A RoundUp-Resistant Christmas Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…

December 22nd

Hatred Of Gays Trumps Hatred Of Big Gov

More gay craziness from the Right From PlanetSave: Mass Bird & Fish Deaths Due to Gay Marriage! Problem Solved [VIDEO] You can also get a hard copy of this cartoon in the current issue of Yes! Magazine. Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…

December 17th

Informative Sunset

More on Renewable Energy (and Peace) From PlanetSave: Wind & Solar Are Shining Examples of US Economic Success, Potential, & Jobs (but Under Threat) From Greenpeace: The Energy [R]evolution 2012 From Democracy Now: Global Warming & War: New Study Finds Link Between Climate Change & Conflict Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…

December 7th

Stop Destroying The Planet – It’s Where I Keep All My Stuff

  6 decisions that will make your life greener   You. Yes, you. You’re ignorantly and selfishly wrecking the world with your excessive consumption. Cut it out. Ok, maybe that’s a bit harsh. It’s not just you. There are, after all, seven billion of us on Earth – and we have a voracious appetite for energy, food, travel, luxury […]

November 27th

Hole-y Cow! WTFistula?

Here’s some text from a PBS interview with Michael Pollan, entitled “Modern Meat.” This covers the need for the holes (“Rumen Fistula”) and more. Read the whole thing via the link, this snippet is just the beginning. The problem with this system, or one of the problems with this system, is that cows are not evolved […]

October 30th

Backyard CAFOs

More on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) and Factory Farms From PlanetSave: Top 5 Ways to End Factory Farming From CAFOtheBook: CAFO the Book From GMO Journal: Big Chicken=Big Pollution From PETA: Chickens Used for Food Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter ramblings and StumbleUpon page…

October 24th

TransCanada Awarded Nobel Prize for Innovative Climate Change Policies

  Note: This article is satire. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to Canadian oil giant TransCanada for its innovative public policies on climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Canadian fossil-fuel infrastructure company, whose earnings exceeded $1 billion in 2011, has received strong praise from environmentalists in recent days over its unique […]

October 22nd

Guns: The Cartoon

A rare cartoon that does not cover an environmental topic. However, my concern with gun control and safety runs parallel with my environmental concerns. Simply, other people should not be making huge decisions that grow their bottom line while putting the masses at risk. Like the many agri-chemical, coal, oil, and major polluting corporations I […]

October 11th

#1 Reason to Bike for Transportation that Doesn't Get Talked About Enough (& 14 Awesome Bicycling Videos)

  There are tons of reasons to bike. Tons. It’s ridiculously, insanely good for helping preserve a livable planet. It’s ridiculously, insanely good for our health. And it’s ridiculously, insanely efficient (saves a ton of money for individuals, cities, counties, states, and countries). But there’s one more key reason that is often overlooked: it’s ridiculously, […]

October 8th

Naughty Children, Then and Now

As seen on Yes! Magazine’s website… More on Coal From PlanetSave: In Historic Reversal, US House of Representatives Cling to 20th Century Loyalty to Fossil Fuels — While Saudi Arabia Goes Solar From ElephantJournal: Will Climate Change Cripple Coal & Nuclear Power Plants? ~ Richard Kujawski From Ecopolitology: Map of US Wind Power Capacity 1999-2011 […]

October 4th

What's a Crow?

I did this cartoon for the current issue of Yes! Magazine (see page 11). If you’re not yet a subscriber to Yes!, give it a look. It is a thoughtful, progressive, important publication… and it has great cartoons. 😉 In case you’re wondering, crows won’t eat GM corn, and neither should we! Joe’s cartoon archive, […]

September 7th

Hollywoood Stunner: Darth Vader Upstages Clint Eastwood at GOP Convention, Endorses Romney's "War on the Environment"

  Former Imperial Fleet Supreme Commander Darth Vader, in his first public appearance in years, today announced his support for Mitt Romney for President. Vader’s endorsement, the subject of much backroom gossip in recent weeks, was secured after the selection of Paul Ryan as the Vice Presidential candidate, according to a Dark Star spokesman. “The […]

August 31st