Unlike most people, I don't view President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement as a deeply negative event. Trump's decision has raised the level of awareness about climate change to new heights. There's been more media coverage and more interest...
The following open letter to the Trudeau Government is important for five reasons: Members of Parliament (MPs) have asked for it; Open letters are an effective tool in the democratic process; Now is a good time to help shape...
The way we communicate about climate change and global warming makes a difference. When I first became a climate advocate, it felt quite normal to bombard skeptics with facts and evidence about the problem. Surely if you give people...
Source: YouTube Standard Licence, Published April 3, 2017 Carbon Pricing Saga The great Canadian carbon pricing saga started in the fall of 2016 when Prime Minister Trudeau delivered a surprise speech on pricing carbon pollution in the House of Commons. Trudeau’s announcement established...
Writing in the journal Science, an international team of researchers led by Johan Rockstrom (Stockholm Resilience Centre director), proposes a solution to encourage the world to transition to a low-carbon economy within a few decades. This new carbon roadmap would be driven...
Canada is one of the few countries in the world to have adopted a national climate action plan – The Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. But beware! It's just a facade. It's a climate action charade. The framework...
When you first saw Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth in 2006, there 's a good chance you were left somewhat stunned and speechless. I frankly spent the next few days in disbelief, asking myself a lot of questions. "How...
The timing of the Washington DC April 29th climate march is crucial. This will be viewed as the boldest and most important climate mobilization ever. Much has changed since the mass mobilization resulting from the 2014 People’s Climate March centered...
This post is sourced from the 350 Canada campaign calling on the Museum of History to cut ties with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). We at Below2C act in support of 350 Ottawa and 350 Canada in the divestment...
Below2°C is our new website. It is premised on the overwhelming consensus that our planet must not exceed two degrees Celsius of warming. The Paris Agreement’s “central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change...