I killed a few hours yesterday putting climate-related phrases into OpenAI’s DALL-E text-to-image generator to see what would happen. And wow, was it fun! (and mind-blowing)

Here’s a selection of the most interesting results:

“Fiddler on the Roof with solar panels”

“The Wright Brothers charging at a Tesla supercharger”

“A coal train listening to John Coltrane”

“Large dinosaurs inhaling out of dirty industrial smokestacks”

“An oil company board meeting in the style of Edward Hopper”

“Greta Thunberg reminiscing as an old lady”

“Mural depicting workers working on large wind turbines in the style of Diego Rivera”

“A solar power farm in the style of Van Gogh”

“Stained glass window depicting a wind turbine and Christ in the style of Frank Lloyd Wright”

“A solar panel shaking hands with a wind turbine”

“Electricians partying”

“Thomas Edison in the style of Rembrandt”

“Fossil fuel overconsumption in the style of Mad Magazine”