Climate Politics

The politics of climate change.

The G7 Shows Yet Again It's a Colossal Failure on Climate, Below2C

The G7 Shows Yet Again It’s a Colossal Failure on Climate

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"Never in the history of the G7 has there been a bigger gap between their actions and the needs of the world. In the...
One Word That Describes G7 Overall Climate Performance: Mediocre, Below2C

One Word That Describes G7 Overall Climate Performance: Mediocre

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"The G7 has not been a strong, effective leader on climate change, measured in part by its members' carbon dioxide emissions and their investments...
Most Politicians Don't Get the Climate Crisis But Parents Do, Below2C

Most Politicians Don’t Get the Climate Crisis But Parents Do

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In her article, Marianne Ariganello wonders if politicians really get the consequences of a weak climate action plan. "Parents do," she says. Marianne  is...
Message to PM Trudeau: Climate Ambition is Not a Poker Game, Below2C

Message to PM Trudeau: Climate Ambition is Not a Poker Game

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Prime Minister Trudeau is playing a poker game with the future of Canadians according to Terry Moore and David Robertson, co-authors of a recent...
There's an Avalanche of Climate Bullshit Coming at Us, Below2C

There’s an Avalanche of Climate Bullshit Coming at Us

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"So it’s goodbye climate deniers, hello – and you’ll pardon me for being blunt here – climate bullshitters," wrote Damian Carrington, the Guardian's Environment...
Canada's Climate Plan: Fossil First or Climate First?, Below2C

Canada’s Climate Plan: Fossil First or Climate First?

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In her recent Earth Day address, Greta Thunberg accuses world leaders of surrendering on the 1.5°C target when they present very insufficient emissions targets...
Trudeau's New Climate Pledge in Two Words: Fossil Fuels, Below2C

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

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"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,"...
Will Trudeau Keep Up With The Yanks On Climate?, Below2C

Will Trudeau Keep Up With The Yanks On Climate?

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Justin Trudeau's reign as a self-proclaimed climate leader is about to come crashing down at the Biden Climate Leaders Summit. Breaking onto the climate scene...
The Weak Links in Canada's New and "Improved" Climate Plan, Below2C

The Weak Links in Canada’s New and “Improved” Climate Plan

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Five years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, Canada now has a second climate plan, a revised and "improved" version of the Pan-Canadian...
The Betrayal Behind Canada's Climate Policy,Below2C

The Betrayal Behind Canada’s Climate Policy

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Deep down we know that something is very wrong. We can see that we're not actually making progress, To the contrary, we're falling further...