If you've just read our political update, you probably need something to cheer you up. Have a look at the cartoon we whipped up in light of the US's blatant blocking and bullying in the first week of the UN climate talks. It has become clear that nothing can be accomplished in the UN talks in  Durban unless the US stands aside. It is time for those willing to save lives, economies and habitats to move on and agree climate protection plans. Anything else would be bullsh*t!