Nuclear is not a strategy that will help with the climate cricris. Renewables are a better alternative to nuclear small modular reactors for two main reasons: cost and speed of deployment. While the costs of renewables are plummeting, nuclear...
As we enter 2022, the challenges are already piling up. Canadians are facing wave 4 or 5 (I've lost count) of the COVID crisis but that is far from the worst of it. We face an even greater and...
During 2021, 136 articles were posted on Below2C under the broad categories of climate, energy, solutions, environment, fossil banks and socio-politico. The number of views on the Below2C.Org site was close to 42,000. We wish to thank our viewers...
"The federal government has repeatedly told the public that Canada can be a climate leader while continuing to have a thriving oil and gas sector. In reality, Canadian oil and gas companies have released a range of complex, misleading...
Five countries are accelerating the climate emergency according to the The Fossil Fuelled 5 report which "examines five wealthy nations—the US, Canada, Norway, Australia and the UK—that have a widening gap between their rhetoric on climate action and their...
In its post-COP26 analysis, Carbon Brief presents an in-depth summary of all the key outcomes in Glasgow. It provides an overview of the summit, looks at formal negotiations around the COP and the road to COP27. This post consists...
Words matter! Words are important because they reveal intent and are often predictors of actions to follow. But what is even more important are the "missing words".The purpose of COP26—and the previous 25 COPs—is presumably to tackle climate change...
The BBC is reporting that the fossil fuel industry has the largest delegation at the COP26 climate summit. "The fossil fuel industry has spent decades denying and delaying real action on the climate crisis, which is why this is...
Did you know that our governments around the world actively support the destructive fossil fuel industry with $11 million in subsidies per minute? That means more than $70 billion (and counting) since the start of the UN Climate Summit...
The UNEP 2021 Production Gap Report finds that governments' fossil fuel production plans are dangerously out of sync with Paris limits. The Report "tracks the discrepancy between governments’ planned fossil fuel production and global production levels consistent with limiting...