Just days before the election, the 'Climate Change Silence' of this presidential campaign is being shattered by hurricane Sandy. It's the ultimate irony - the first presidential campaign in 25 years where climate change was excluded from all four debates and then...
Climate Change is arguably the most critical issue of our times. In this post, Brian Ettling shows how he uses humor to talk about climate change. Brian Ettling is a Climate Reality Project Leader and a seasonal park ranger at...
This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter...
Our planet has entered a new era. The era of climate consequences is upon us. Climate-related events and extreme weather are dominating the news. The impacts of global warming are all around us - droughts, wildfires, floods, melting ice,...
“Climate change offers a unique parenting challenge: a steadily-rolling disaster to which we all contribute, punctuated by periodic events and mounting scientific evidence. It calls into question the very way we live and the world we will leave for...
At dusk on Sunday, November 22, Ottawa youth will gather with solar lights to form an image of the sun and call for 100% renewable energy in Canada during their lifetime. Please join my four grandkids and I on...
We at Below2°C are pleased to feature our condensed version of Extreme Weather and Climate Change: What You Need to Know, from the Climate Reality resource library. Many of you climate advocates will already be quite familiar with the...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...
Top Five Posts of 2014! 1. What Did You Do Once You Knew? It's 3:23 in the morning, and I'm awake because my great, great, grandchildren won't let me sleep. My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams What did you do, while...
The Vancouver Declaration is a plan to make a plan. In the photo, Prime Minister Trudeau, accompanied by the provincial premiers and territorial leaders, makes the announcement. Credit: Vancouver Declaration, Elizabeth McSheffrey I was recently part of a three-person team from...