Tuesday, December 15, 2015

UN releases comic book explaining climate change

from Philippine Daily Inquirer
by Kristine Angeli Sabillo

PARIS — In a bid to explain the issue of climate change to children, the United Nations has released a comic series that features the adventures of two superheroes attempting to address the effects of global warming.

Comics Uniting Nations, a partnership of the UN Children’s Fund (Unicef), PCI Media Impact and Reading with Pictures, launched the series “Chakra The Invincible,” based on an Indian animated film. Chakra is a character created by Stan Lee and Sharad Devarajan.

The third comic released by the group, Chakra climate change starts with a group of students from various countries attending a Model UN activity.

The students share their experiences on pollution, drought and other effects of climate change.

Mayumi, a student from the Philippines, talks about the changing weather patterns, which result in stronger typhoons devastating her country.

Read the full article HERE and HERE to read / download the comic series pdf.

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