Joe Mohr's Cartoon Archive

Creator of Hank D and the Bee. Environmental cartoons found in/on: Yes! magazine, PBS's Urban Conversion, Center for Media and Democracy, Greenpeace, Planetsave, NaturalPapa, Elephant Journal and more…

Earth, A Raging OilCoalholic.

A better (maybe future) cartoon would be Earth as more of a crack baby figure since, like a crack baby Earth is not polluting itself. Some heartless caretaker is doing … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 4 Comments


Crude oil is a fossil fuel and was made naturally from decaying plants and animals, like this prehistoric dunkleosteus, living in ancient seas millions of years ago. Damn dunkleosteus, why … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

Take the Koch Challenge (cartoon)

More on Koch Industries From SourceWatch: All About Koch Industries From Greenpeace: Koch Industries: Still Fueling Climate Denial (2011 Update) From Daily Kos: Koch Brothers Limerick & Song Challenge From … Continue reading

July 28, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hank D and the Bee: Solar+Wind=____

Relevant info From Nobel Peace Laureates: “Renewable energy sources are one of the powerful keys to a peaceful future.” From NOVA: A Clean Energy Future? From Sourcewatch: Health Effects of … Continue reading

May 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Republican with the Heart of Gold

*Cartoonist’s note: This cartoon is inspired by the House Energy Action Team (HEAT). More on HEAT after the cartoon. More on HEAT From DeSmogBlog: GOP House Energy Action Team Is … Continue reading

May 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

A special thanks to Tim DeChristopher

Pollute our air and water, leave SuperFund sites uncleaned, leave brownfields scattered around the country, and greatly contribute to climate change and you’re a billionaire. Try to prevent any of … Continue reading

March 4, 2011 · 4 Comments

Koch Brothers–Tilting at Clean Energy (cartoon and article=”cartoonicle”)

The idiom “tilting at windmills” (or turbines) derives from the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. It means to attack imaginary enemies, or fight unwinnable or futile battles. Big … Continue reading

November 11, 2010 · 12 Comments

Big Oil and Big Coal’s Favorite Toy

Find me a liberal in the Big Coal and/or Oil biz and I’ll never draw another cartoon again! Republican governor candidates deny climate change On climate change, it’s the Republicans … Continue reading

October 1, 2010 · 2 Comments

Happy Independence Day!

This is a touched up version of a cartoon I published for Independence Day 2008. Under the biker it used to say “…free from foreign oil”. I think the change … Continue reading

July 3, 2010 · Leave a comment

Dances with the Moon: Watch out Moon, They Might be Coming!

“Dances with the Moon: Watch out Moon”, They Might be Coming! Reposted from Twlight Earth. Water Found on Moon, Researchers Say Follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons Follow the Dances with … Continue reading

June 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Oil Cleanup for Dummies

BP is currently dumping enormous amounts of potentially toxic dispersants on the growing oil spill. The dispersants (chock full of undisclosed ingredients) are surfactants that break oil down into small … Continue reading

May 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Dances with the Moon: Another Spill?!

“Dances with the Moon: Another Spill?!” Reposted from Twilight Earth. More: Hope > Restore the moratorium Exxon Valdez – vs- Deepwater Horizon Why do peak oilers and climate changers not … Continue reading

May 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Obama Decides to Drill Baby Drill

“Obama Decides to Drill Baby Drill” reposted From Wend Magazine’s Greenery page. Obama will open large sections of Southeast and Alaskan coasts to offshore drilling Follow Mean Joe Green (Joe … Continue reading

April 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Earth Attends Oil-Coal-holics Anonymous Meeting

“Earth Attends Oil-Coal-holics Anonymous Meeting” re-posted from Wend Magazine’s “Greenery” page.

January 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mean Joe Green #29: Promote Renewables Baby, Promote Renewables!

Originally posted on on 10/4/08 5 reasons not to drill for oil off our nation’s shores: 1) Renewables and Alternative Fuels–It is a distraction from the dire need to … Continue reading

December 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Mean Joe Green #21: Three and a Half Million Mosquitoes!

Originally posted on on 7/31/08 That’s how (I feel) the world views the U.S. According to the CIA World Factbook we have 1/22 of the world’s population but use … Continue reading

December 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Mean Joe Green #17: Happy Independence Day!

Originally posted on RedGreenandBlue on 7/4/08 Happy July 4th!!! Celebrate your independence (from oil) every day! < For more on oil independence vist

December 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

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