Climate change happens at home. It happens where we live and not just some faraway place halfway around the globe. Over half of the world's population lives in an urban region. And so it follows that ending climate change starts...
I'm very pleased to welcome Anthony J. Gerst as a contributor to Below2C. Mr. Gerst is a long-letter writer whose letters have been featured in 20 countries including England, Spain, Hungary, India Australia and Brazil. A longer bio is...
I'm not a religious person. I see myself as an agnostic or maybe even an atheist. I've been a passionate climate activist for several years and never thought there was a role for religion in the fight against climate...
The problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot continue to be largely ignored in discussions about global climate action.  As a 'book champion', 'campaign activist' and 'campaign friend' of the Global Population Speakout network,  I'm pleased to share the following excerpts and resources showing that we are...
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...
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...
As the COP22 climate talks in Marrakech comes to an end, Canada's climate rhetoric is a continuation of last year's declaration at COP21 in Paris. "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help. We are ready to take...
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,...
As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I've come to the conclusion that it makes no difference who is right and who is wrong about the...
The planet is baking under relentless heat. We have severe dry conditions and droughts in broad areas around the entire globe. There is no end in sight to the current global heating trend. Our planet is on fire. The Earth is...