Five Ways to Put a Price on Carbon For decades, we've been paying the cost of climate change driven by carbon pollution. We’re paying for it in dollars, in lives and livelihoods, and in every way imaginable. The world has...
In this post, Sam Carana shows that the aspirational goal (agreed to in Paris) of limiting the global temperature rise to 1.5°C is quite simply, delusional. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor for BoomerWarrior). Temperature Rise of 1.5°C by 2024? At the Paris Agreement, nations...
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...
The New York  gathering of world leaders to discuss climate change was intended to build momentum for the Paris 2015 UNFCCC summit. In Paris, negotiators expect to complete a new international agreement on cutting global warming emissions and tackling climate change. "Climate change is the...
I have written extensively about the Liberal Government's climate action charade and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent cognitive dissonance on the climate. The latest nail in the coffin for Canada's climate action plan (the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth...
We are pleased to welcome Kirsten Stade as a contributor to Below2C. She is an environmental activist, writer and organizer for a US-based nonprofit. In this first article, Kirsten makes the assertion that population control is one of the low-hanging fruits of...
In recent months we have endured incredible tropical-equatorial-like torrential rain events occurring at mid-latitudes across the planet. For example, in North America we experienced intense rainfall in the Banff region of the Rockies from June 19th to 24th and...
I've been a climate activist for over a decade now. I often ask myself if I'm having any impact at all in the fight to save our warming planet from catastrophic climate change. Is my work making even an...
During the decade preceding World War II, Winston Churchill was a lone voice raising the threat of German aggression and the rise of the Nazis. He could see the forces of war gathering. We have not learned from history. And we...
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. According to Joseph Stiglitz, the world-renowned global economist and Columbia University professor, putting a price on carbon is...