The election of Donald Trump and a climate-denial administration is worrisome for the climate movement and the future of the Paris Agreement. Given that Trump vows to reverse President Obama's climate actions, should Canada pull back on its carbon...
According to the United Nations, desertification and drought affected one third of the planet surface and over 1.5 billion people globally in 2012. In the following post, Ellen Moyer writes about the California drought. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor for...
President Barack Obama has taken bold action with his recent announcement of the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The plan sets new stringent standards to reduce CO2 emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. Obama is demonstrating decisive leadership and America's...
MotherJones asks the question: So you Wanna Solve Climate Change? In this parody on climate change, James West ridicules the difficulties encountered by President Obama in his attempt to deal with the climate crisis. (Editor ~ RMontpellier) The following chart is...
The recent official visit by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the United Stated, the first in almost two decades, has moved both countries ahead of the climate curve. The following article was posted by Ken Berlin, the president and CEO...
Andrea Harden-Donahue is the Energy and Climate Justice campaigner for The Council of Canadians. She's also a blogger for the Council. In her recent article centering on climate activism and trade agreements, (reproduced in Below2C with permission) she lists 5 reasons...
The second Presidential candidate debate is turning out to be the most important day of the campaign for Obama – it’s D-Day. After a poor performance during the first debate, he now faces the crucial task of pivoting the momentum...
As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I've come to the conclusion that it makes no difference who is right and who is wrong about the...
The Great March for Climate Action (non-profit organization) was launched on March 1, 2013 by former Iowa lawmaker Ed Fallon. “Since probably 2007, I've identified the climate crisis as the most serious challenge facing our planet, and I've been...