Tag Archives: Climate Change

Frozen Climate Commentary

2013, Walt Disney Studios

Based loosely on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, Disney’s Frozen (2013) joins Mulan (1998), The Princess and the Frog (2009), Tangled (2010), and Brave (2012) in redefining the princess archetype through a twenty-first century feminist lens. Critical theory aside, … Read More

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Despicable Me 2: Surprising Energy & Climate References

2013, Universal Pictures

I watched Despicable Me 2 (2013) with my kids recently, counting on a good laugh based on Steve Carell’s and Kristin Wiig’s involvement.  However, the movie went beyond that, surprising me with two energy (and climate) references on top of … Read More

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Climate Change and Beasts of the Southern Wild


As mentioned in an earlier post, energy and water are connected.  Climate change (induced mostly by the energy sector) makes this connection all the more apparent since global warming manifests itself primarily through distortions to the global water cycle, making … Read More

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