According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), roughly 750,000 people around the world are facing a food security “catastrophe,” meaning that “starvation, death, destitution and extremely critical acute malnutrition levels are evident,” writes The Energy Mix in...
"Humans are adapting to climate change, but it’s not even close to enough — and what little is being done becomes less effective as temperatures rise," writes Huffington Post.  Adaptation has its limits, both hard—no adaptive actions possible—and soft—options...
'Persistent ‘severe’ drought is having widespread negative impacts on California and other western states," writes Dana Nuccitelli in a recent article previously published in Yale Climate Connections. California is the primary garden state for the U.S. and also for Canada...
Being healthy is a strong determinant of who will get infected by COVID-19 and who will not. The benefits of good physical and mental health in combating disease cannot be overstated. Regular physical activity and a nutritional diet are...
The holiday season is upon us, which means spending time with friends, family, and loved ones. For many, it also means spending a lot of time in the kitchen cooking. But one aspect of cooking and preparing meals during...
One million species are being driven to extinction by human activities according to a landmark report by the UN's IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services). The rate of species extinction and the decline in biodiversity are...
The most potent weapon in our fight against climate change is truth. As Climate Leaders (Climate Reality Leadership Corps), we at Below2°C continue to speak the truth about climate change and its solutions. This post features 10 key facts about...
The world now recognizes the urgency of climate change. The climate trajectory we are on requires action on every front. While the Paris Agreement focuses on the reduction of emissions, it will not in and of itself solve the...
We are pleased to welcome Caroline Jones as a guest contributor to Below2°C. Caroline is a researcher at the Climate and Development Lab at Brown University. She writes about the climate impact of a hamburger, more specifically, its impact on...
Women are increasingly taking a more significant role in combating climate change. They are too often the most affected by the devastation resulting from a warming climate. “Climate change is a daily issue for us....And women must be a part and parcel...