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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...
Going From Bad To A Whole Lot Worse For Big Oil, Below2C

Going From Bad To A Whole Lot Worse For Big Oil

A new groundbreaking report , Wells, Wires and Wheels, shows a huge capital-efficiency advantage of solar and wind over oil. The report introduces "the...
Top 5 Reasons Why Canada Needs A Green New Deal, Below2C

Top 5 Reasons Why Canada Needs A Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is very much part of the election conversation in Canada with voting day now just 11 weeks away. And climate...
Carbon Pricing Works, Below2C

Carbon Pricing Works

Carbon pricing works. There are examples of its success the world over. And yet, some politicians use it as a political tool to confuse voters.
The Climate Crisis: This Is Not Something You Can Just Like On Facebook, Below2C

The Climate Crisis: This Is Not Something You Can Just Like On Facebook

Greta Thunberg and I don’t have much in common. She’s a young female climate action phenomenon. I’m an aging boomer who is trying to...
We're In Climate Crisis: We Cannot Be Radical Enough, Below2C

We’re In Climate Crisis: We Cannot Be Radical Enough

In  a recent testimony to British politicians, famed scientist and environmentalist Sir David Attenborough said that humanity "cannot be radical enough" in its actions...
In A Race Between Two Tipping Points, Below2C

In A Race Between Two Tipping Points

Humanity is in a race against time, caught between two competing tipping points. And our timeline is compressing. We now measure scientific knowledge and...
Plastic = Climate Change, Below2C

Plastic = Climate Change

Some of you will remember The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman who played the character Ben, a young graduate attending a party. When asked...