In an open letter to our government, Canada's health professionals are telling key officials that fossil fuel advertising is fuelling a public health crisis, much like the tobacco industry did in years past. So, Isn't time to ban fossil...
"Most of the living things on Earth are microorganisms, or microbes," writes Ellen Moyer (occasional contributor to Below2C) is this post previously published in Medium. Although images of microbes usually evoke a negative reaction, she highlights that life is...
A study published in the Global Environmental Change journal shows that enjoying a decent living with minimum energy—living well with less energy—is possible. Stephen Leahy explores that claim in a recent article in his Need to Know series. Living Well...
“Despite being one of the most pervasive materials on the planet, plastic and its impact on human health is poorly understood,” says the recent Plastic & Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet report. Plastic is a global...
“We have a serious addiction problem. Fossil fuels are so integral to our modern world that we equate their use with our “way of life,” writes Dr. Elaine Blacklock in a recent opinion piece in the National Observer. Elaine...
Eco-anxiety and climate grief may very well be the new mental health crisis. Millions of young people around the world are struggling with real fear about their future. In the age of climate-anxiety, elders can ease despair and proxy...
"There is a tragedy unfolding in the face of overwhelming evidence of its dangers," writes Kevin Taft in Oil's Deep State. Given the depth of science on global warming and climate change and given the recent IPCC Report code...
Children all over the world are asking oodles of questions about climate change. Unlike their parents who did not have to face such an existential threat when they were growing up, today's kids want to know more about how...
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...
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...