Climate is Always Second Place To Fossil Fuels, Below2C

Climate is Always Second Place To Fossil Fuels

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"Why is life on earth still taking second place to fossil fuel companies," asks George Monbiot in an August 2021 opinion piece in The...
Climate Crisis at Our Doorstep: Call for Bold and Ambitious Action, Below2C

Climate Crisis at Our Doorstep: Call for Bold and Ambitious Action

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Wildfires are raging across the country, cities are choked by smoke and entire communities are being displaced. The climate crisis is at our...
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): A Death Sentence For the Planet, Below2C

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): A Death Sentence For the Planet

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"Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) will not address the core drivers of the climate crisis or meaningfully...
Accelerating Climate Impacts Setting Off Alarm Bells Worldwide, Below2C

Accelerating Climate Impacts Setting Off Alarm Bells Worldwide

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In British Columbia, over 300 fires are burning around the province. The province has declared a state of emergency, with “40 evacuation orders affecting...
The Tip of the Climate Change Iceberg, Below2C

The Tip of the Climate Change Iceberg

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A new Natural Resources Canada report, Canada in a Changing Climate: National Issues Report, looks at the costs of climate change. In 2020, extreme...
A Mother's Call For Climate Action, Below2C

A Mother’s Call For Climate Action

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Carole Holmes is Co-Chair of GASP, Grandmothers Act to Save the Planet. As a grandmother she has deep concerns for the environmental health of...
Who Knew? Canada's Big Banks Have Board Members With Ties To Fossils, Below2C

Who Knew? Canada’s Big Banks Have Board Members With Ties To Fossils

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"Polluting industries are overwhelmingly represented on the boards of the UK’s banks by directors with past and current connections to high-carbon and environmentally damaging...
Youth To The World - Act On Your Promises and No More Empty Promises, Below2C

Youth To The World – Act On Your Promises and No More Empty Promises

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On March 19th, youth globally and across Canada are taking action telling the world "no more empty promises". They're calling on governments, pillars of...
Red Alert: Climate Pledges Falling 'Far Short' of Paris Agreement Targets, Below2C

Red Alert: Climate Pledges Falling ‘Far Short’ of Paris Agreement Targets

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A new UN analysis reveals that global emissions dropped by 2.6 billion tonnes in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is...
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What On Earth Is Blue Carbon?

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Have you ever heard of blue carbon? According to the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) "blue carbon is simply the term for carbon...