Warning: A massive cyclone is forecast to develop in the Arctic, as shown on the image below, from the Naval Research Laboratory. Within 2 weeks the Arctic Ocean will be completely transformed. The cyclone that appears a few days out on...
As COP23 winds down, delegates have repeatedly heard arguments that more ambition is required to put the 2015 Paris Agreement into action. UN secretary general Antonio Guterres, while referring to the $825 billion invested in fossil fuels in 2016,...
How can climate activists loudly speak the truth about the climate crisis without becoming paralysed by fear and despair? And how do we move a hesitant public into the emergency mode required to rescue humanity from climate armageddon. Can we confront...
International Environmental journalist Stephen Leahy sums up the world's new climate plan in a few words. He very succinctly summarizes why the #ParisAgreement is historic. I call it the vital first step in a previous post. The entire #RoadtoParis was a long...
Climate Change is the  most serious public health threat facing the world. The National Climate Assessment reports on what global warming looks like in the United States. Extreme summer heat kills more people each year than hurricanes, tornadoes, floods...
Stephen Leahy is a regular contributor to Below2°C. In this article he exposes the staggering costs of a warming planet. Climate change is happening right now, impacting our daily lives and our national economies. Yet, in spite of the...
Pope Francis has arrived in the United States with the full impact of a diplomatic envoy. Francis is a strong climate advocate on behalf of the world's Catholics plus billions of people in the developing world as well as all...
We are witnessing unprecedented climate change. And we are attempting to respond to the threats and the challenges brought about by a warming planet. The great global transition for our survival has begun. In The Winning of the Carbon War, Jeremy Leggett deals...
In 2008, poor air quality alone, including from oil and gas production, cost Canada about $8-billion, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. By 2031, those costs are expected to rise to $250-billion....almost 90,000 people will have...
"In the struggle to solve the Climate Crisis, a powerful, largely unnoticed shift is taking place," believes Al Gore. I think he is right. The world is listening. As a Climate Reality activist, "you are truly at the front lines...