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From the Age of Extraction to the Age of Freedom, Below2C

From the Age of Extraction to the Age of Freedom

Change doesn't travel in a straight line. It ripples and cascades and after long periods of stability, big change happens fast. That is the...
Why Are We Paying Big Oil During The Pandemic, Below2C

Why Are We Paying Big Oil During The Pandemic

A report released in April shows that Canada's federal government provided some $18 billion in subsidies and financial support to the fossil fuel industry...
Time's Up For Fossil Fuels, Below2C

Time’s Up For Fossil Fuels

The message from the IEA (International Energy Agency) is crystal clear: “There is no need for investment in new fossil fuel supply in our...
Solar and Wind Power - The Sky's the Limit, Below2C

Solar and Wind Power – The Sky’s the Limit

“The world does not need to exploit its entire renewable resource — just 1% is enough to replace all fossil fuel usage. Each year...
Message to PM Trudeau: Climate Ambition is Not a Poker Game, Below2C

Message to PM Trudeau: Climate Ambition is Not a Poker Game

Prime Minister Trudeau is playing a poker game with the future of Canadians according to Terry Moore and David Robertson, co-authors of a recent...
We Must Stop Playing Nice With The Fossils Before It's Too Late, Below2C

We Must Stop Playing Nice With The Fossils Before It’s Too Late

The fossil fuel industry has spread its tentacles into every aspect of our lives. Evidence of its power and influence is everywhere—our governments, institutions,...
There's an Avalanche of Climate Bullshit Coming at Us, Below2C

There’s an Avalanche of Climate Bullshit Coming at Us

"So it’s goodbye climate deniers, hello – and you’ll pardon me for being blunt here – climate bullshitters," wrote Damian Carrington, the Guardian's Environment...
Canada's Fossilized Finance Sector: Big Five Fossil Banks, Below2C

Canada’s Fossilized Finance Sector: Big Five Fossil Banks

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"Despite Canada’s climate change commitments, the country’s “big five” banks continue to finance and support the expansion of fossil fuel industries," writes Donald Gutstein...
Climate Actions For Your Kids and Grandkids, Below2C

Climate Actions For Your Kids and Grandkids

Children all over the world are asking oodles of questions about climate change. Unlike their parents who did not have to face such an...
Canada Needs A Climate Emergency Alliance To Deal With The Climate Crisis, Below2C

Canada Needs A Climate Emergency Alliance To Deal With The Climate Crisis

When the next federal election is called—expected anytime during the next six months—climate change will be the top issue right after COVID. And Canadians...
Deaths From Fossil Fuel Pollution Much Worse Than COVID, Below2C

Deaths From Fossil Fuel Pollution Much Worse Than COVID

More people die every year from fossil fuel pollution—a problem that receives little attention—than have died from COVID since the outbreak in early 2020....
A Mother's Call For Climate Action, Below2C

A Mother’s Call For Climate Action

Carole Holmes is Co-Chair of GASP, Grandmothers Act to Save the Planet. As a grandmother she has deep concerns for the environmental health of...