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...
Mohan Kumar is a climate advocate colleague. We have been members of the same local organizations in Ottawa such as Citizens' Climate Lobby and 350.Org Ottawa. Mohan was also the principal driver behind the Price Carbon Now campaign for broad,...
Source: YouTube Standard Licence, Published April 3, 2017 Carbon Pricing Saga The great Canadian carbon pricing saga started in the fall of 2016 when Prime Minister Trudeau delivered a surprise speech on pricing carbon pollution in the House of Commons. Trudeau’s announcement established...
The film Revolution picks up from where Rob Stewart's Sharkwater  tour ends. Sharkwater, a film about saving the sharks, was successful in raising awareness within the conservation movement and prompted shark fin bans and the creation of dozens of conservation groups around the...
I'm pleased to welcome Guy Dauncey as a new contributor to Below2C. Guy is an author and futurist who works to develop a positive vision of a sustainable future, and to translate the vision into action. In this first...
A recent Editorial Board article by Bloomberg labelled fossil fuel subsidies as the world's dumbest policy ever. The delay by G20 leaders in eliminating fossil fuels goes beyond any form of logic or rationale. It's quite frankly beyond comprehension. The G20...
This post is largely inspired by Chris Turner's 2013 book, The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada. Turner provides both the narrative and historical facts about how the Conservatives under Stephen Harper have...
Unprecedented Climate Mobilization is the title of a book just released by authors Elizabeth Woodworth and David Ray Griffin. Although I'm pleased with the launch of the pan-Canadian framework for clean growth and climate change, it falls far short of the kind...
It turns out to be two pipelines -- Kinder Morgan and Enbridge Line 3 -- and the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) project in BC for a national carbon price. And so, carbon insanity prevails as Trudeau becomes the cheerleader-in-chief...
It’s a pivotal moment on our planet. 2015 has been defined by wildfires, floods and record breaking temperatures that made headlines across Canada and around the globe. And this past September was the warmest month ever recorded. And it’s a...