I'm pleased to welcome Stephen Leahy as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Stephen is an independent environmental journalist and author of a new book, Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts Behind Our Thirst for Earth’s Most Precious Resource, which was previously featured on BoomerWarrior. You can...
Nature’s Confession, by JL Morin is an epic tale of two teens in a fight to save a warming planet…the universe…and their love. It was realeased on January 8, 2015. The following is a review by Barbara Alfaro, a poet...
This post consists of two videos. The first - the Last Hours - is essential viewing for all of us who care about preventing the catastrophic effects of global warming. The second takes us on a path of hope...
We all know the Bad News when it comes to Climate Change. Climate Change is Here. It's Big! It's Bad! It's Hurting Us! It's Hurting our Economies. What most people don’t know is that there is also a lot of...
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...
We know we’ve got a carbon problem and we know it’s killing the planet. So what can we do to kick the habit? Climate change is the defining challenge facing humanity today. And we’ve known this for long enough –...
I belong to the Boomer Generation. I was born in 1947. I'm embarrassed to admit that my generation has been at the political and economic wheel during the worst decades of human-made environmental degradation ever witnessed on planet Earth -...
Carbon pollution is being dumped into our atmosphere at unprecedented and unregulated rates, and it’s costing us. We’re paying in dollars, in lives, in jobs, in lifestyles -- truly in every way imaginable. If carbon pollution continues unchecked, my...
Recently, I was a guest on the Green Divas Radio Show hosted by Green Diva Meg (aka Megan McWilliams). Meg and I are both grandparents who have become quite involved in climate action. During the interview, I was able to tell my story—about...
From the Climate Reality Project~Let's Ask the Tough Questions  Why? Why Not? Why? Why Not? In every language on the planet, children ask these questions over, and over, and over. They ask the first to understand the world around them, and...