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The Tide Is Turning Against Fossil Fuels, Below2C

The Tide Is Turning Against Fossil Fuels

A climate battle has begun in New York City. It's a battle against the fossil fuel industry. The tide is turning against the fossils....
Ten Signs of Climate Change Progress, Below2C

Ten Signs of Climate Change Progress

It would be easy to dwell on the severe impacts of extreme weather events of 2017 -- droughts, wildfires, hurricanes. Or one could focus...
Trudeau Gets "D" for Dismal On 2017 Climate Report Card, Below2C

Trudeau Gets “D” for Dismal On 2017 Climate Report Card

During 2017, Canada started to get its climate change act together, at least on paper. The Pan Canadian Framework (PCF) on Clean Growth and...
Climate Change Thumbs Ups and Thumbs Downs of 2017, Below2C

Climate Change Thumbs Ups and Thumbs Downs of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close and flips into 2018, a short pause to reflect on my work as a climate activist and blogger...
Major CleanTech Triumphs Of 2017, Below2C

Major CleanTech Triumphs Of 2017

We are on the cusp of a new industrial revolution led by a radical acceleration of technology, the exponential growth in computing power, the...
The Boundless Greed of The Fossil Fuel Industry, Below2C

The Boundless Greed of The Fossil Fuel Industry

We are pleased to welcome Patrick Derochie as a new contributor to Below2°C. Patrick is a Program Manager with Environmental Defence. In this first post, he...
Meat Taxes Are Highly Probable In The Near Future, Below2C

Meat Taxes Are Highly Probable In The Near Future

Emissions from livestock account for 14.5% of human-caused GHGs (greenhouse gases) according to a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) study – total of...