As I believe I’ve mentioned, environmentalism is never funny.

Environmentalists, however, are the source of endless amusement. To wit: here’s a set of jokes that’s been making the eco-rounds:

How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at a Sierra Club meeting?

Five to talk about in committee, one to argue that we shouldn’t be wasting the electricity, and one to screw the damn thing in!

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at Greenpeace?

Four to hang a banner at the General Electric plant, one to screw in the bulb made from recycled ketchup bottles.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at a PIRG office?

One, but you have to buy your own light bulb and get the ladder donated.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at Union of Concerned Scientists?

Forget the bulb, lets get a new lamp and give the old one to the PIRG office.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at the Nature Conservancy?

How many does Chevron think it should take?

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at the Audubon Society?

Actually we’ve found birds fly into light bulbs and get cut on the broken glass, so we prefer candles.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at League of Conservation Voters?

Both Democrats and Republicans can screw in light bulbs, but Lincoln Chafee is the only Republican who ever does.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at the SEAC office?

One woman screwing in a black light.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at NRDC?

If you want the light bulb to appeal to middle aged women, Robert Redford will do it; if you want the light bulb to appeal to youth, Leonardo DiCaprio will do it; if you want a really expensive light bulb, Laurie David will do it.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at Defenders of Wildlife?

One, but after striking a compromise with Richard Pombo, it’ll only be a 10 watt bulb.

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How many people does it take to screw in a light bulb at Green Corps?

Don’t ask questions, just screw in 400 light bulbs by the end of the week.