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I find it pretty weird that shopping now seems to be the focus of Thanksgiving. What happened to spending the day with family and friends, giving thanks?

I find it pretty weird that shopping now seems to be the focus of Thanksgiving. What happened to spending the day with family and friends, giving thanks?

Another brilliant climate themed editorial cartoon from The Washington Post’s Tom Toles. It’s time to put out the fire (s).
(Source: Washington Post via Go Comics) 

Another brilliant climate themed editorial cartoon from The Washington Post’s Tom Toles. It’s time to put out the fire (s).

(Source: Washington Post via Go Comics

The Washington Post’s award winning editorial cartoonist Tom Toles hits the climate-energy-money-politics nail on the head once again. It reminds me of the Upton Sinclair quote:

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary* depends upon his not understanding it."

(* or election)
Related:
'Oil Donors Fete Romney Days Before Unveiling Energy Plan' (Businessweek)
'Romney's Energy Plan Doubles Down On Fossil Fuels' (NPR)
'Surprise! The GOP’s climate position tracks closely with oil industry donations' (Grist)
(Source: WaPo via Go Comics)

The Washington Post’s award winning editorial cartoonist Tom Toles hits the climate-energy-money-politics nail on the head once again. It reminds me of the Upton Sinclair quote:

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary* depends upon his not understanding it."

(* or election)

Related:

(Source: WaPo via Go Comics)

'What do you think our most powerful renewable resource is?' 
This is one of 12 editorial cartoons being considered by the Union of Concerned Scientists in their annual calendar contest. You can check them out and vote on your favorite here.
Related:
Naomi Oreskes: ‘The verdict is in on climate change’ (Los Angeles Times)
‘Fear of climate change may finally be trumping ideological denial’ (Huffington Post)

'What do you think our most powerful renewable resource is?' 

This is one of 12 editorial cartoons being considered by the Union of Concerned Scientists in their annual calendar contest. You can check them out and vote on your favorite here.

Related:

'Fossils from the Anthropocene'
(Source: Planet Under Pressure 2012)

'Fossils from the Anthropocene'

(Source: Planet Under Pressure 2012)

Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Tom Toles highlights the increasing futility of denying the reality of human driven climate change. In this case, the "extremely early blooming of cherry trees" in Washington, D.C. is an example. More here, here, here,here, and here.  
(Cartoon source: Washington Post via Go Comics)

Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Tom Toles highlights the increasing futility of denying the reality of human driven climate change. In this case, the "extremely early blooming of cherry trees" in Washington, D.C. is an example. More hereherehere,here, and here.  

(Cartoon source: Washington Post via Go Comics)