As COP23 (Conference of the Parties) begins its two weeks of meetings in Bonn, key indicators of climate change continue unabated. Two years after the landmark Paris Agreement, the world's nations are now focusing on working out the technical...
If you are tired of worrying about our overheating planet, you will want to read Christine Penner Polle’s Unfreeze Yourself. Her book will show you how to shift from fear and paralysis to meaningful action in the face of the...
I'm a Climate Reality leader and I'll be following 24 Hours of Reality on November 13-14. The following material is sourced from the Climate Reality initiatives leading up to the Paris climate talks starting at the end of November....
The Vancouver Declaration is a plan to make a plan. In the photo, Prime Minister Trudeau, accompanied by the provincial premiers and territorial leaders, makes the announcement. Credit: Vancouver Declaration, Elizabeth McSheffrey I was recently part of a three-person team from...
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...
Climate change happens at home. It happens where we live and not just some faraway place halfway around the globe. Over half of the world's population lives in an urban region. And so it follows that ending climate change starts...
I've just returned from the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training in Chicago where some 1,500 people from around the world gathered to learn how to become mentors and world changers to confront the critical issue of our time -...
In this post, JL Morin wonders about the meaning of life and what it will take to change the world we live in. Surely we can and must do better. The world map-face below invites me to stop and...
Below2°C is our new website. It is premised on the overwhelming consensus that our planet must not exceed two degrees Celsius of warming. The Paris Agreement’s “central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change...
It would be easy to dwell on the severe impacts of extreme weather events of 2017 -- droughts, wildfires, hurricanes. Or one could focus on the unprecedented thawing of the Arctic and the accelerating warming of the oceans. But...