Big Picture News, Informed Analysis

This blog is written by Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise. Posts appear Monday & Wednesday.

Plastic Straw Ban: Humorous Memes

Online jokes about plastic straws provide welcome comic relief.

August 1, 2018

Isn’t It Too Darn Hot?

A resolution before the US Congress implies that global warming will increase prostitution. Cole Porter disagrees.

April 30, 2013

The ‘Smart Storms’ Hockey Stick

Humour is sometimes the best medicine.

April 12, 2013

Flying Cars and Sewing Machines

People who look into the future and see only environmental devastation have lost their sense of wonder.

February 24, 2011

Want Kids to Learn Science?

A comic that contemplates how children might be motivated to take more of an interest during science class.

February 3, 2011

George Carlin on Saving the Planet

In this 7-minute video, comic George Carlin says some unkind things about environmentalists.

August 19, 2009