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Heads-Up to Canadians: Your Government is Financing Pollution, Below2C

Heads-Up to Canadians: Your Government is Financing Pollution

The climate hypocrisy of the Trudeau government continues to elude most Canadians. A  recent report—What do Canadians Really Think About Climate Change—shows that 71%...
We Don't Have Time - Financing The Race To Zero, Below2C

We Don’t Have Time – Financing The Race To Zero

Below2C is a proud We Don't Have Time partner to the  Exponential Climate Action Summit - Financing the Race to Zero virtual event on...
Meeting Paris Targets Requires Full Transformation of the Economy, Below2C

Meeting Paris Targets Requires Full Transformation of the Economy

To reach Paris goals will require a full-out transformation of the global economy. It will demand that we make both individual and collective lifestyle...
When Will My Bank (RBC) Divest From Fossil Fuels?, Below2C

When Will My Bank (RBC) Divest From Fossil Fuels?

Did you know that there are roughly 7.5 million grandparents living in Canada? And many, like Lorraine Green (and myself), have become climate activists,...
The Weak Links in Canada's New and "Improved" Climate Plan, Below2C

The Weak Links in Canada’s New and “Improved” Climate Plan

Five years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, Canada now has a second climate plan, a revised and "improved" version of the Pan-Canadian...
The Betrayal Behind Canada's Climate Policy,Below2C

The Betrayal Behind Canada’s Climate Policy

Deep down we know that something is very wrong. We can see that we're not actually making progress, To the contrary, we're falling further...
Indigenous Women Leaders Tell Banks To Stop Financing Climate Chaos, Below2C

Indigenous Women Leaders Tell Banks To Stop Financing Climate Chaos

The 2021 Banking on Climate Chaos report is the most comprehensive analysis on fossil fuel banking produced to date. Since the Paris agreement in...
Carbon Pricing Survives in Canada - Now Time To Move On, Below2C

Carbon Pricing Survives in Canada – Now Time To Move On

Last week, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government has the right to impose minimum carbon-pricing standards...
Canadian Attitudes on Climate Change - Not What It Seems, Below2C

Canadian Attitudes on Climate Change – Not What It Seems

What Do Canadians Really Think About Climate Change? is a report "designed to help communicators understand public opinion on climate change in Canada." Canadian...
Banking On Climate Chaos: World's Top 60 Banks Pump USD 3.8 Trillion In Fossils Since Paris, Below2C

Banking On Climate Chaos: World’s Top 60 Banks Pump USD 3.8 Trillion In Fossils...

Despite a massive global drop in fossil fuel demand and production during the pandemic, banks’ 2020 fossil fuel financing numbers still remained above 2016...
Support For a Dying Industry Or a Just Green Transition: You Can't Do Both, Below2C

Support For a Dying Industry Or a Just Green Transition: You Can’t Do Both

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to present her first federal budget within the next few weeks. This pandemic recovery budget offers an opportunity...
Mark Carney: We Can't Self-Isolate From Climate Change, Below2C

Mark Carney: We Can’t Self-Isolate From Climate Change

"Mark Carney is no ordinary banker. He is the banker’s banker, the superstar banker, the George Clooney of banking, possibly even the James Bond...