If you found the old climate math somewhat scary, you will find the new climate math of 2016 horrifying. A new study just released, The Sky's Limit, shows the need to keep carbon in the ground by "stopping all new fossil fuel infrastructure...
The popular belief is that if we're not feeling the change then we're probably not doing enough. And for the most part, that can easily be said about how humans are dealing with climate change. We are losing ground as disturbing climate...
Climate change emerged as a top-tier issue in Canada's October federal election. According to post-election polling done by Clean Energy Canada, two-thirds of Canadians want their new minority government to accelerate our response to the global climate emergency. The following...
Humanity’s concern for the environment and for global warming goes back at least three decades. In 1988 some world leaders identified global warming as their biggest concern. Margaret Thatcher referred to herself as a green prime minister. George H.W. Bush...
Harvey, Fort McMurray(2016), Sandy(2012), Katrina(2005) are household names in North America. Three of these events are powerful hurricanes which brought destruction and death to the large urban centres of New Orleans, New York City and now Houston. The other –-...
The climate data is in and shows that 2020 was the warmest year on record tied with 2016. Carbon Brief explains why the year "proved to be so remarkable across the planet's oceans, atmosphere, cryosphere and surface." 2020 New Records...
The United Nations climate talks in Warsaw (Poland) have ended. Environmental groups and country representatives say little has been achieved, with a strong divide between developed and developing nations preventing any meaningful agreement. From the very first day of the meetings which...
Rising Optimism The 20th session of UN climate negotiations starts today in Lima, Peru. Negotiators and diplomats from around the world are optimistic. The Guardian reports that this is "the best chance in a generation of striking a deal on global warming." After a...
This article was written by Laura Faye Tenenbaum who is a science communicator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Laura features Gavin Schmidt, climatologist and director of The Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) who asks the computer to calculate the weather in 20-minute...
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...