Today we are faced with a challenge that calls for a shift in our thinking, so that humanity stops threatening its life-support system. — Wangari Maathai, Kenyan political activist In his recent article—first published in The Tyee and featured in...
"The G7 has not been a strong, effective leader on climate change, measured in part by its members' carbon dioxide emissions and their investments in fossil fuels far surpassing their investments in renewables," reveals a recent analytical study by...
Something is shifting in the fossil fuel industry. It's no longer business as usual for the 'fossils' and the governments that support them. People around the world are becoming keenly aware of the many ways the burning of fossils...
“Delay is the deadliest form of denial," once said C. Northcote Parkinson. And "Most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it,” according to George R.R. Martin ( A Game of Thrones). And as the world struggles...
In its post-COP26 analysis, Carbon Brief presents an in-depth summary of all the key outcomes in Glasgow. It provides an overview of the summit, looks at formal negotiations around the COP and the road to COP27. This post consists...
"Scientists have proven without a doubt that climate change is transforming the planet for the worse," writes the New York Times. "Yet their work has mostly failed to spur governments to address the issue," prompting many of them to...
Because IPCC is a book. It’s a work of fiction in illustrated style set 100 years in the future at a time when the climate crisis has been resolved. Below2C is pleased to feature Because IPCC and highly recommends it as...
The 2021 Banking on Climate Chaos report is the most comprehensive analysis on fossil fuel banking produced to date. Since the Paris agreement in 2016 the Big 5 Canadian banks have funded over $700 billion in fossil fuel projects...
While COP26 in Glasgow achieved small steps, most of the heavy lifting lies ahead for COP27 and well beyond. The hypocrisy and obstruction of rich nations remains the primary stumbling block particularly with respect to the loss and damage...
Many of the coming ravages of climate change are already baked in to the global heating our planet has already absorbed since the beginning of the industrial age. In some areas of the world, we are beyond safe limits...