CONSTRAIN Climate Comics

The worlds of research, science and comics have been brought together to deliver a powerful message about climate change.

Three leading comic creators have collaborated with the CONSTRAIN project, a consortium of 14 European partners tasked with improving near-term climate projections, to develop comics exploring the climate change challenge.

Read and download the CONSTRAIN Climate Comics on the links below

The artists involved are - award-winning comic creator Darryl Cunningham, satirical comic creators War & Peas from Germany, and comic creator, academic and illustrator Sayra Begum.

Degrees of Change - A Climate Comic by Darryl Cunningham

Darryl Cunningham is the award-winning author of 'Psychiatric Tales', 'Science Tales', 'Supercrash: How to Hijack the Global Economy', 'Graphic Science' and 'Billionaires'. His most recent book is 'Putin’s Russia'.

The Extinction Room by Sayra Begum

Sayra Begum is an illustrator, writer and educator based in Nottingham. She teaches Illustration at Falmouth University and Comics at De Montfort University. Sayra released her debut graphic novel, Mongrel in 2020.

Move by War and Peas

War and Peas is a webcomic by Elizabeth Pich and Jonathan Kunz. Since 2011, Pich and Kunz have posted once weekly every Sunday to their website and several social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. They have over 1 million Instagram followers.

About CONSTRAIN Climate Comics

CONSTRAIN is an €8 million, 4-year programme of research and engagement, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Led by the University of Leeds, the CONSTRAIN consortium involves 14 partners and around 50 researchers from 9 countries across Europe.

CONSTRAIN has also been collaborating with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival this year and will be involved with the festival in Bowness-on-Windermere, Lake District, from 29 September to 1 October.

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