Laura Sacks is a Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada colleague and friend. Laura and I -- and many of our CCL colleagues from across Canada -- have lobbied dozens of Members of Parliament over the last several years about the...
The largest boost to our ability to confront climate change will come from the clean disruption of energy and transportation. So says Tony Seba. That is because when technological disruption occurs, the economic and technical advantages of the disruptive technology are...
Clare Demerse is the federal policy adviser for Clean Energy Canada. Clare manages policy engagement on federal and national issues, focusing on renewable energy, climate policy and sustainable transportation. In this article she outlines why we need electric car rebates...
I'm pleased to welcome Member of Parliament Charlie Angus as a contributor to Below2C. In his article, MP Angus emphasizes Canada's need for a national carbon council. The article is republished with his permission. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor) Canadians want action on...
The world now recognizes the urgency of climate change. The climate trajectory we are on requires action on every front. While the Paris Agreement focuses on the reduction of emissions, it will not in and of itself solve the...
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 news on renewables just keeps getting better and better. But just ten years ago, the renewables landscape was remarkably different. Today the innovation cycle for renewables -- solar and wind -- is fast and moving at break-neck speed. Innovations...
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...
The Climate Reality Project offers a variety of resources for the use of its Climate Leaders. We are pleased to feature this piece on cutting edge clean technology which is slowly opening the door to a low-carbon future. On The Cutting Edge Fact:...
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...