How can climate activists loudly speak the truth about the climate crisis without becoming paralysed by fear and despair? And how do we move a hesitant public into the emergency mode required to rescue humanity from climate armageddon. Can we confront...
We have already warmed the planet by nearly 1°C. And our current carbon-emissions trajectory will get us to 4-6°C of further warming. The Paris Accord goal to keep warming below 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius is wishful thinking. The...
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 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...
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...
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...
Women are increasingly taking a more significant role in combating climate change. They are too often the most affected by the devastation resulting from a warming climate. “Climate change is a daily issue for us....And women must be a part and parcel...
Writing in theguardian, George Monbiot begins his January 19th article with the phrase "make America wait again". While he's actually referring to Donald Trump's energy policy, the phrase easily applies to climate policy as well. Energy and climate are...