September 20, 2021

Drawing news: a persistent climate of skepticism

The European roadmap has an ambitious objective: to achieve carbon neutrality in 2050 by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 55% in 2030 compared to 1990. ‘It is essential to reduce emissions by this proportion during decade for Europe to be the first continent to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 ‘, writes the Commission. It is, according to her, to ‘fundamentally transform our economy and our society to build a fair, ecological and prosperous future’.

Joep Bertrams is a Dutch cartoonist. After working as a cartoonist for twenty years for the Amsterdam-based daily Het Parool, in 2011 he joined the Dutch weekly De Groene Amsterdammer. At the same time, his drawings have been published in several international newspapers.

Cartooning for Peace is an international network of cartoonists committed to promoting, through the universality of press cartoons, freedom of expression, human rights and mutual respect between populations of different cultures or beliefs.