We are pleased to welcome Kirsten Stade as a contributor to Below2C. She is an environmental activist, writer and organizer for a US-based nonprofit. In this first article, Kirsten makes the assertion that population control is one of the low-hanging fruits of...
I have written extensively about the Liberal Government's climate action charade and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent cognitive dissonance on the climate. The latest nail in the coffin for Canada's climate action plan (the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth...
Lynne Quarmby is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. She was arrested for civil disobedience protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in 2014. In her opinion piece earlier published in the National...
It's important to keep sounding the alarm about the climate crisis which is transforming our world. The climate crisis affects all of us. And only we can solve it. As Climate Leaders (Climate Reality Leadership Corps), we at Below2°C...
I belong to the Boomer Generation. I was born in 1947. I'm embarrassed to admit that my generation has been at the political and economic wheel during the worst decades of human-made environmental degradation ever witnessed on planet Earth -...
Humanity is in a race against time. Our planet is warming. We are witnessing a scorching summer on a global scale. The Arctic is melting. Oceans are the hottest ever recorded. The evidence is irrefutable. However, the world is waking...
On November 30 of 2015, during his address to the climate delegates at the Paris climate talks, Prime Minister Trudeau uttered this inspiring catchphrase: "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help." We are ready to...
We all know the Bad News when it comes to Climate Change. Climate Change is Here. It's Big! It's Bad! It's Hurting Us! It's Hurting our Economies. What most people don’t know is that there is also a lot of...
We are pleased to feature this post by Harriet Sugarman who is the Executive Director of ClimateMama. As collaborating climate action partners, Below2°C and ClimateMama occasionally cross-post material from each other's site. In this post, Harriet writes about her experience...
Margaret Klein Salamon of The Climate Mobilization believes that “the climate movement’s greatest and most underutilized strategic asset is climate truth: we are now in a planet-wide climate crisis that threatens civilization and requires an immediate, all-out emergency response.” The...