Public opinion on climate change and the need to protect our environment is shifting and politicians who ignore this issue do so at their own peril. There is a political risk with falling short on climate and the environment...
CO2 Breaches 410 PPM In my own lifetime, carbon dioxide (CO2) levels have increased from approximately 300 ppm in 1950 to 410 ppm as recorded recently at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii – an astounding 36 percent rise. When...
From the Guardian: "The climate change talks in Doha are emitting a gigaton of graphs, statistics and numerical predictions. We've scooped all the numbers together and condensed them into a single diagram. It lays out the perils and potential effects...
Tobacco and fossil-fueled energy have curious parallels. Both have provided users with benefits, both got entrenched in behavior and society, both have grievous unintended consequences. But the story of one is more resolved, to a point. Back in the day...
During this summer of 2018, hundreds of millions of people around the world are suffering from the effects of global warming. The impacts of climate change are no longer subtle. There is no room for doubt. We are in a...
"Courts are a new front line of climate action with cases against governments and oil firms spiralling, and while victories have so far been rare, the pressure for change is growing," as reported in a recent article published in...
Remember the Northern Gateway pipeline? How about the Energy East pipeline? Neither got built. Both projects got quashed due primarily to public resistance. As opposition and resistance build in the coming months, Kinder Morgan will become the next pipeline...
I’m happy and honored to pay tribute to Harriet Shugarman, a Climate Reality colleague and friend since my Chicago2013 training. We have worked together on occasion and continue to do so via our respective ClimateMama and Below2C websites. In...
Driven by the burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil, our world is getting warmer and warmer – and real people’s lives are in danger. But not just from the searing heat, violent storms, and rising seas most...
In a few days, Ontarians will be going to the polls to elect their next government. And following a trend started by the Liberal Party in the last federal election (October 2015), climate-related issues have been an important component...