Popular culture has the capacity to connect audiences to difficult issues wordlessly, emotionally and with humor, as grave as the issues may be. We believe that as climate change enters into common language (including recognizable forms like emoji), the environmental justice movement’s issues of concern are reinforced.
The Climoji are designed to distill some of the causes and effects of climate change into tiny, potent icons. As emoji, these conversational tools enter the digital social space where online and smartphone users might encounter them with the same regularity as smiley faces and high-heeled shoes.
Newsweek – Feel like the world is ending? Climate change emoji are here to hel
The Verge – What kind of emoji do you need to talk about climate change?
Evening Standard – Green screen: be on message with Climoji
Earther – These Climate Change Emojis Are Peak 2018
Huffington Post – Hot Gift for the New Year #2018
Climatewire – That image of a cow farting methane? It’s a ‘Climoji’
The Daily Catch – Climoji: The Social Media Tool Changing The Way We Communicate About Ocean Conservation
The Weather Channel – New Emojis for Climate Change
ScienceAf – It’s 2018 And These Climate Change Emojis Are The Cutest And Most Depressing Things Ever
Neural – Climoji, climate change emoji set
BREITBART – CLIMOJIES: SNOWFLAKES DEMANDING NEW ‘CLIMATE CHANGE EMOJIS’ TO TEXT ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING