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. There is now a line in the sand. Source: YouTube video, New York City, CNN Money The...
As 2017 draws to a close and flips into 2018, a short pause to reflect on my work as a climate activist and blogger is an unavoidable exercise. As usual, there are a lot more questions than answers. Are...
We are on the cusp of a new industrial revolution led by a radical acceleration of technology, the exponential growth in computing power, the internet and a growing concern over climate change. We highlight three of the most significant...
French President Macron's climate actions are true lessons on bold climate leadership for other world leaders, including my own Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Macron summit is meant to jump-start the lagging transition to a greener world. In July of...
Since its establishment in 2006, the Climate Reality Project has trained over 10,000 climate leaders representing more than 125 countries. We at Below2°C are proud to be members of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps and Climate Reality Canada with...
The most potent weapon in our fight against climate change is truth. As Climate Leaders (Climate Reality Leadership Corps), we at Below2°C continue to speak the truth about climate change and its solutions. This post features 10 key facts about...
Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere continue to rise reaching levels not seen for 800,000 years. Greenhouse gas concentrations reached 403.3 ppm in 2016 compared to 400.00 ppm in 2015 and 397.7 ppm in 2014.  This year’s numbers are likely to be...
Countries like Canada which claim to be climate leaders cannot avoid planning for a managed decline of fossil fuels. But Canada is doing just the opposite by allowing for the ongoing expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and production. We at...
Canada is slowly emerging as one of the world leaders in the fight to curb global warming. The Trudeau government has adopted the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. The principal component of the climate plan is a national...
The call for a price on carbon as the key policy driver for reducing our carbon footprint is heard far and wide.  My co-editor at Below2°C and I actually met several years ago while lobbying the federal government for...