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Adults Need To Do Their Homework On The Climate, Below2C

Adults Need To Do Their Homework On The Climate

A recent Angus Reid poll (in August) shows that climate change and the environment are amongst the top issues facing voters in Canada's upcoming...
Friday September 27 Is Canada's Climate Moment, Below2C

Friday September 27 Is Canada’s Climate Moment

We're in a Climate Emergency! And it's time we start acting like it. September is a month of climate action. The week of September 20-27...
The Carbon Sticker War, Below2C

The Carbon Sticker War

The carbon tax is one of the most efficient and effective tools to reduce carbon emissions. It's a way to price pollution, especially carbon...
Back to School: Teachable Climate Moments, Below2C

Back to School: Teachable Climate Moments

September is back to school for students. But this year, it's also back to #climatestrikes for many students who have taken a break from...
To Decarbonize, We Need To Electrify Everything, Below2C

To Decarbonize, We Need To Electrify Everything

In order to avoid dangerous climate change, the world needs to get very close to zero carbon emissions in a hurry. To do this,...
Climate Politics Now at a Pivotal Moment In Canada and US, Below2C

Climate Politics Now at a Pivotal Moment In Canada and US

Climate change is rising to the very top of the political agenda both in Canada and the United States as each country enters its...
Helping Kids Prepare For A Climate Constrained Future, Below2C

Helping Kids Prepare For A Climate Constrained Future

I have four grandkids ranging in age between 9 and 14 years old. I often think about what their future will be like. Many...
Ringing More Alarm Bells - IPCC Climate Change and Land Report, Below2C

Ringing More Alarm Bells – IPCC Climate Change and Land Report

On August 8, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report: Climate Change and Land: an IPCC special report on climate change,...
Politicians Lag Behind The Public On #ClimateEmergency

Politicians Lag Behind The Public On #ClimateEmergency

We elect politicians to provide leadership on important issues. And specifically, we expect them to lead during emergencies. While I recognize that politics are about...
So How's That Climate Emergency Thing Going?

So How’s That Climate Emergency Thing Going?

Climate change is an existential crisis. And we have but two choices: we can declare a climate emergency and take extraordinary measures to turn...