The following text is sourced from the Climate Reality Project. The title of the post - The Road to Paris. It's a Start - is my own. As a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago2013), I'm pleased to feature this perspective on the...
I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We've always seen ourselves as an...
Rising Optimism The 20th session of UN climate negotiations starts today in Lima, Peru. Negotiators and diplomats from around the world are optimistic. The Guardian reports that this is "the best chance in a generation of striking a deal on global warming." After a...
We now have a good faith effort on the part of the planet’s two leading carbon emitters to work together to lower planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions. It is probably our last-ditch opportunity to stave off dangerous human interference with...
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...
Margaret Klein (The Climate Psychologist) is one of the founders of The Climate Mobilization project. Although this project is focused on the American climate change challenge, people all around the globe are increasingly aware and deeply concerned about the...
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...
This post is largely inspired by A Short History of Progress authored by Ronald Wright. The title of the article, The Illusion of Progress is a recurring theme well documented by Wright. (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier – BoomerWarrior) The Illusion...
The Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group I contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report was approved, and the full report accepted, by the IPCC on 27 September 2013. The visualization of climate change science data in this post...
On Monday, November 26, the 18th round of negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will begin in Doha, Qatar. Just another step in decades of climate diplomacy. The following video will allow you to review the history of...