The largest boost to our ability to confront climate change will come from the clean disruption of energy and transportation. So says Tony Seba. That is because when technological disruption occurs, the economic and technical advantages of the disruptive technology are...
We are pleased to feature this post by Harriet Sugarman who is the Executive Director of ClimateMama. As collaborating climate action partners, Below2°C and ClimateMama occasionally cross-post material from each other's site. In this post, Harriet writes about her experience...
The election of Donald Trump and a climate-denial administration is worrisome for the climate movement and the future of the Paris Agreement. Given that Trump vows to reverse President Obama's climate actions, should Canada pull back on its carbon...
The science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending heat-trapping emissions into the air. Ninety million tons of carbon pollution...
We are pleased to welcome Kirsten Stade as a contributor to Below2C. She is an environmental activist, writer and organizer for a US-based nonprofit. In this first article, Kirsten makes the assertion that population control is one of the low-hanging fruits of...
The news on renewables just keeps getting better and better. But just ten years ago, the renewables landscape was remarkably different. Today the innovation cycle for renewables -- solar and wind -- is fast and moving at break-neck speed. Innovations...
The call for a price on carbon as the key policy driver for reducing our carbon footprint is heard far and wide.  My co-editor at Below2°C and I actually met several years ago while lobbying the federal government for...
In a few days, Ontarians will be going to the polls to elect their next government. And following a trend started by the Liberal Party in the last federal election (October 2015), climate-related issues have been an important component...
International Environmental journalist Stephen Leahy sums up the world's new climate plan in a few words. He very succinctly summarizes why the #ParisAgreement is historic. I call it the vital first step in a previous post. The entire #RoadtoParis was a long...
"Courts are a new front line of climate action with cases against governments and oil firms spiralling, and while victories have so far been rare, the pressure for change is growing," as reported in a recent article published in...