In her most recent post, Ellen Moyer explores the pitfalls of Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower as an alternative to the carbon-spewing energy we have used since the industrial revolution. Image: natura2 jpg, www.networkpellet.com Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower - Myth or Reality? Climate change...
This post is a collection of excerpts and quotes, plus my editorial comments, illustrating the slow death of Big Coal across the globe. We are entering the post-Paris era, a time ripe with opportunities for environmentalists and climate activists to reinforce the efforts...
Nick Fillmore is an activist and a freelance journalist writing about climate change and socio-political issues. In this article, Nick outlines how the main threat to meaningful progress at the COP21 Paris talks will be the powerful fossil fuel...
Canada has become the home of a new climate denialism, a more subtle, deceitful and dishonest version -- Version 2.0. Version 2.0 is more dangerous and more sinister than the shameless denial of the last decade. It's a new dis-ease that...
The news on renewables just keeps getting better and better. But just ten years ago, the renewables landscape was remarkably different. Today the innovation cycle for renewables -- solar and wind -- is fast and moving at break-neck speed. Innovations...
This is the sixth blog in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. This article is also posted in HuffPost Business (Canada). The authors of the article are Jim Harris and Tyler Elm. (Editor's note) Placing a shadow...
I'm pleased to welcome Member of Parliament Charlie Angus as a contributor to Below2C. In his article, MP Angus emphasizes Canada's need for a national carbon council. The article is republished with his permission. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor) Canadians want action on...
  Kyoto’s promise was to to keep the earth’s temperature at a liveable level for our species. Now some 15 years later, the Durban pledge contains less than half of the needed emission cuts to accomplish that goal. The Durban talks...
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...
Pope Francis says that we all have an obligation to take action. We can’t let complacency or politics stand in the way of progress. As the CEO of The Climate Reality Project, I’m working along with our chairman, Al Gore,...