In the meadow, we can build a snowman … can't we? Rising temperatures resulting from climate change can put the kibosh on such seasonal fun. And more important, increasing heat threatens all manner of species on planet Earth, including human beings. That's the message of "Save Our Snowmen," a public-service campaign dropping today from Cool Effect, an online crowdfunding platform that backs carbon-reduction initiatives.
Al Gore has launched a new climate change awareness campaign as part of The Climate Reality Project. The campaign called “Why? Why Not?” will target young people between the ages of 13 and 21, encouraging them to serve as advocates of the climate change movement.
Is it hot in here, or is it Milton Glaser? The graphic design legend expresses his concern for climate change in a new awareness campaign ominously tagged, "It's not warming, it's dying."
Global activism group Avaaz has launched a design contest to find the artwork that will be used to promote an upcoming climate change march in New York.
If this week's news of a potentially disastrous Antarctic ice melt wasn't enough to give you a sinking feeling, then you might want to check out "World Under Water," an interactive initiative that lets people see what their neighborhoods might look like follo
Olympic skier Ted Ligety plays straight man to a sullen, animated snowflake in this 90-second spot from Al Gore's Climate Reality Project.
New York ad agency Barton F. Graf 9000 has turned its roguish attention to the issue of climate change, and helped activist group 350 Action with the amusing video below. According to the YouTube description: "Since 1954, the World Meteorological Organization has been naming extreme storms after people. But we propose a new naming system. One that names extreme storms caused by climate change, after the policy makers who deny climate change and obstruct climate policy. If you agree, sign the petition at climatenamechange.org." The snarky tone preaches to the choir, but it's hard to resist lines like, "If you value your life, please seek shelter from Michele Bachmann." Credits below.
The Heartland Institute disputes global warming, but that didn't stop the conservative social-issues group from turning up the heat with a suburban Chicago billboard showing a typically crazy-faced portrait of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski and the headline, &q
"Combustible," an amusing online video for the Global Climate Change Initiative, shows a loudmouth big-biz type on a city street yacking into his cell about how global warming's a load of bunk, even as he bursts into flame and disintegrates into a smoldering pile of ash. Ah well, these days if you want to smoke, you've got to step outside.