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Missing Words Matter: Fossil Fuels Mentioned in COP Declaration - Updated, Below2C

Missing Words Matter: Fossil Fuels Mentioned in COP Declaration – Updated

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Words matter! Words are important because they reveal intent and are often predictors of actions to follow. But what is even more important are...
World Leaders: We Will Not Accept More Empty Promises, Below2C

World Leaders: We Will Not Accept More Empty Promises

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The optimism and celebration coming from a whirlwind of funding and program announcements during the first days of COP26 are quickly vanishing as climate...
12 Reports You Should Know About As COP26 Unfolds, Below2C

12 Reports You Should Know About As COP26 Unfolds

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“Recent climate action announcements might give the impression that we are on track to turn things around. This is an illusion,” said  UN secretary...
What Is So Special About COP26 in Glasgow, Below2C

What Is So Special About COP26 in Glasgow

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The United Nations’ yearly climate change conference—also known as COP (Conference of the Parties)—has taken place since 1995. COP26 is being held in Glasgow,...
Dear Mark Carney: We're Running Out Of Time, Below2C

Dear Mark Carney: We’re Running Out Of Time

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Over 90 groups are urging Mark Carney—in a letter published worldwide—to do all he can to "raise the bar on climate action from the...
Climate justice: Which Countries Are The Worst Climate Offenders?, Below2C

Climate justice: Which Countries Are The Worst Climate Offenders?

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Climate justice has evolved from the idea that the responsibility for climate change should lie with the world's worst climate offenders—the wealthy and the...
24 Hours of Climate Reality: What's Different This Year, Below2C

24 Hours of Climate Reality: What’s Different This Year

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From October 31 to November 12, representatives of nearly 200 countries will meet in Glasgow, Scotland for the United Nations’ 26th Conference of Parties...
Is COP26 the Answer We've Been Waiting For Or a Dangerous Fantasy?, Below2C

Is COP26 the Answer We’ve Been Waiting For Or a Dangerous Fantasy?

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COP26 has been described as "the" critical climate summit to have a chance at limiting the warming of the planet to well below 2ºC,...
Climate Action: Why Are We So Stuck?, Below2C

Climate Action: Why Are We So Stuck?

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Canada’s recent heat records, wildfires and over 450 deaths are the tip of a quickly melting iceberg. Around the same time, a leaked IPCC draft...
Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): A Death Sentence For the Planet, Below2C

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): A Death Sentence For the Planet

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"Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) will not address the core drivers of the climate crisis or meaningfully...