Missing Words Matter: Fossil Fuels Mentioned in COP Declaration - Updated, Below2C

Missing Words Matter: Fossil Fuels Mentioned in COP Declaration – Updated

Words matter! Words are important because they reveal intent and are often predictors of actions to follow. But what is even more important are...
Dear Mark Carney: We're Running Out Of Time, Below2C

Dear Mark Carney: We’re Running Out Of Time

Over 90 groups are urging Mark Carney—in a letter published worldwide—to do all he can to "raise the bar on climate action from the...
Is COP26 the Answer We've Been Waiting For Or a Dangerous Fantasy?, Below2C

Is COP26 the Answer We’ve Been Waiting For Or a Dangerous Fantasy?

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COP26 has been described as "the" critical climate summit to have a chance at limiting the warming of the planet to well below 2ºC,...
We Need A Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, Below2C

We Need A Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

Fifty years ago, the world needed a treaty to defuse the threats posed by nuclear weapons. Today we need a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty...
The G7 Shows Yet Again It's a Colossal Failure on Climate, Below2C

The G7 Shows Yet Again It’s a Colossal Failure on Climate

"Never in the history of the G7 has there been a bigger gap between their actions and the needs of the world. In the...
From the Age of Extraction to the Age of Freedom, Below2C

From the Age of Extraction to the Age of Freedom

Change doesn't travel in a straight line. It ripples and cascades and after long periods of stability, big change happens fast. That is the...
Will Trudeau Keep Up With The Yanks On Climate?, Below2C

Will Trudeau Keep Up With The Yanks On Climate?

Justin Trudeau's reign as a self-proclaimed climate leader is about to come crashing down at the Biden Climate Leaders Summit. Breaking onto the climate scene...
To Save Our World, We Must End The Carbon Economy, Below2C

To Save Our World, We Must End The Carbon Economy

"The carbon economy amplifies racial, social and economic inequities, creating a system that is fundamentally incompatible with a stable future," says a recent opinion...
Coronavirus Lockdowns Prove Air Pollution is Manmade, Below2C

Coronavirus Lockdowns Prove Air Pollution is Manmade

Truth and life lessons often come to us the hard way. An old Chinese proverb says that one way to learn to do something...
The Derailment of Climate Talks by Polluters, Below2C

The Derailment of Climate Talks by Polluters

In The Big Stall, author Donald Gutstein shows how Big Oil owns the Paris Agreement. Quoting ecological economist Clive Spash, Gutstein points out that...