On March 25, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed that climate change is real and poses a great threat to humanity’s future. We must cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by one-half every decade going forward to address the...
Below2C is a proud We Don't Have Time partner to the  Exponential Climate Action Summit - Financing the Race to Zero virtual event on April 22, Earth Day 2021. Finance is about to undergo a major transformation in the next...
Last week, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the federal government has the right to impose minimum carbon-pricing standards on the provinces—more specifically Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Alberta—that challenged the constitutionality of the Greenhouse Gas...
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is set to present her first federal budget within the next few weeks. This pandemic recovery budget offers an opportunity to shape the future more than any previous budget in recent memory. Freeland's fall economic...
"It’s not possible to frame either climate change or COVID-19 as crises that somehow stand alone or are separate from existing, overlapping layers of systemic problems...In this sense, the term “syndemic” is instructive because it can provide lessons for...
Change can come quickly, especially technological change. I’m still astounded that horses as the predominant form of transportation were replaced by automobiles in less than 15 years. Aside from creating a new car manufacturing industry, a massive infrastructure of...
The overarching theme of a post-COVID recovery is shaping up to be a transition to clean energy. A return to the pre-pandemic normal is out of the question. The world is moving to a "new normal" where environmental policies...
“It seems inevitable that the energy transition will spell the end of the fossil fuel industry’s traditionally growth-focused business model, which has already started to fail. The reduced usage of fossil fuels necessitated by any Paris-aligned temperature target is...
The financial sector funds climate change. It's an undeniable fact. And as this becomes more front and centre, both beneficiaries and contributors to pension funds are questioning how their money is invested. As Canadians become increasingly concerned about climate...
In Blowout, Rachel Maddow describes Big Oil as "the most destructive industry on earth." She tells "alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today." We have one of those stories unfolding right...