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Is Carbon Capture a Help Or a Hindrance, Below2C

Is Carbon Capture a Help or a Hindrance?

Will the world be able to sink the climate problem underground or under the oceans?  Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies exist but can...
Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Carbon Capture Fairy Tales, Below2C

Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Carbon Capture Fairy Tales

A new report released recently by Environmental Defence – Buyer Beware: Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Carbon Capture Fairy Tales in Canada – reveals that...
We Have Left It Too Late, Below2C

We Have Left It Too Late

We've waited too long to get serious about climate change. For decades, warnings from scientists and the IPPC have gone unheeded. And now, we've...
Eliminate 90% of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in 15 Years, Below2C

Eliminate 90% of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in 15 Years

"Technology disruptions already underway in the energy, transportation, and food sectors have extraordinary implications for climate change. These three disruptions alone, driven by just...
Deaths From Fossil Fuel Pollution Much Worse Than COVID, Below2C

We Are Not Building Back Better: CO2 Emissions Heading for All-Time-High in 2023

Since the beginning of the pandemic in early 2020, the phrase ‘Building Back Better’ is everywhere, providing a framework for recovery from the world’s...
Is Carbon Removal Just a Dangerous Distraction?, Below2C

Is Carbon Removal Just a Dangerous Distraction?

The compelling priority of the 2020s for humanity is the slashing of emissions. However, a flurry of recent Net-Zero 2050 announcements is "adding confusion...
Another Climate Target Waiting To Be Missed?, Below2C

Another Climate Target Waiting To Be Missed?

“Climate change is a challenge that demands ambition…but ambition needs to be matched with action and accountability,” commented CBC News after Prime Minister Trudeau...
Canada's Fossilized Finance Sector: Big Five Fossil Banks, Below2C

Canada’s Fossilized Finance Sector: Big Five Fossil Banks

"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...
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....
Trudeau's New Climate Pledge in Two Words: Fossil Fuels, Below2C

Trudeau’s New Climate Pledge in Two Words: Fossil Fuels

"With the world watching, Prime Minister Trudeau had a chance to prove he's serious about facing down the climate emergency. Unfortunately, he blew it,"...