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Climate Change: Famines and the Food Crisis , Below2C

Climate Change: Famines and the Food Crisis

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), roughly 750,000 people around the world are facing a food security “catastrophe,” meaning that “starvation,...
Stop Fossil Fuel Advertising Say Canadian Health Professionals, Below2C

Stop Fossil Fuel Advertising Say Canadian Health Professionals

In an open letter to our government, Canada's health professionals are telling key officials that fossil fuel advertising is fuelling a public health crisis,...
Alarm Bells Over Canada's Extreme Heat In Red Zones, Below2C

Alarm Bells Over Canada’s Extreme Heat In Red Zones

"Canada is warming, on average, at twice the global rate," says a recent Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (University of Waterloo) report. "Urgent action...
Living Well On Less Energy, Below2C

Living Well On Less Energy

A study published in the Global Environmental Change journal shows that enjoying a decent living with minimum energy—living well with less energy—is possible. Stephen...
Learning to Tackle More Than One Crisis At a Time, Below2C

Learning to Tackle More Than One Crisis At a Time

We need to tackle two major crises at the same time. As we enter the third year of the pandemic, the even deeper emergency...
Health Professionals Step Up To Tackle the Climate Crisis, Below2C

Health Professionals Step Up To Tackle the Climate Crisis

“We have a serious addiction problem. Fossil fuels are so integral to our modern world that we equate their use with our “way of...
Deaths From Fossil Fuel Pollution Much Worse Than COVID, Below2C

Deaths From Fossil Fuel Pollution Much Worse Than COVID

More people die every year from fossil fuel pollution—a problem that receives little attention—than have died from COVID since the outbreak in early 2020....
Can Improving Our Diets Suppress COVID-19?, Below2C

Can Improving Our Diets Suppress COVID-19?

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Being healthy is a strong determinant of who will get infected by COVID-19 and who will not. The benefits of good physical and mental...
Humans Can't Be Healthy On A Sick Planet, Belw2C

Humans Can’t Be Healthy On A Sick Planet

Below2C welcomes Elaine Blacklock as its latest guest contributor. Elaine is first and foremost a practicing physician. She is also Dr. Air Care, a...
The Trifecta of the Pandemic - COVID-19, Unemployment, Heat, Below2C

The Trifecta of the Pandemic – COVID-19, Unemployment, Heat

The number of COVID-19 cases is surging in the U.S. Summers are getting hotter because of climate change. And then add record unemployment levels....