Letter to Stephen Harper, Elizabeth May, Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau I'm forwarding this letter to all four federal party leaders. The letter is about the need for a more ambitious leadership on climate change in Canada. It asks each of the...
Earth is warming at an unprecedented pace. Climate change is destroying our planet. And the evidence is all around us. In spite of the media's sparse coverage of global warming, we are confronted daily with cursory reports about extreme weather...
I was excited to hear Michael Moore announce that he was releasing a new film—Planet of the Humans—on Earth Day. I have found a number of his films, in particular Bowling for Columbine and SICKO, thoughtful, funny and on...
Below2C welcomes Elaine Blacklock as its latest guest contributor. Elaine is first and foremost a practicing physician. She is also Dr. Air Care, a fictional character who in real life masquerades as a sane, rational, practicing pediatrician by the...
"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...
In September, Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada will be celebrating 10 years since we began lobbying for carbon fee and dividend. We said it early and we said it often and now Canada has a carbon fee and dividend-like policy...
A climate battle has begun in New York City. It's a battle against the fossil fuel industry. The tide is turning against the fossils. There is now a line in the sand. Source: YouTube video, New York City, CNN Money The...
What Canadians need is a new national dialogue, not about the future of oil but rather about the promise of clean energy. Credit: www.momscleanairforce.org - clean_dirty_energy Are politicians in Canada suffering from "collective amnesia"? Have they forgotten Canada's pledge in Paris, you know...
In this article, Ellen Moyer explores the environmental doomsday that might unfold as the Trump presidency unleashes its assault on the environment. But more importantly, she believes that crisis is opportunity even during the Trump era. Ellen is a regular contributor...
“Climate change, ecological degradation, migrating populations, conflict, pervasive inequalities, and predatory commercial practices threaten the health and future of children in every country,” says the WHO-Unicef-Lancet Report just published February 18, 2020. How can we help our children and...