Canada's climate and energy policies are in a state of cognitive dissonance. Cognitive dissonance occurs when one tries to entertain two opposing ideas at the same time. This creates tension and a psychological discomfort which forces one to resort to clever...
As 2016 comes to a close, I wish to express my gratitude to BoomerWarrior readers and followers. All of you have shown support in a number of ways: comments & responses to articles, on social media -- Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin...
Following the recent First Ministers' Meeting and the launch of Canada's climate action plan, Citizens' Climate Lobby, led by National Director Cathy Orlando, issued this Media Release on December 12. (Source: CCL Canada Website).  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Pan-Canadian Plan on...
I'm pleased to welcome Monica Woodley, an ordinary citizen (like millions of us), who has been inspired by her grandchildren to become a climate warrior. I spoke with Monica on the phone recently. We agreed that our current government under...
It turns out to be two pipelines -- Kinder Morgan and Enbridge Line 3 -- and the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) project in BC for a national carbon price. And so, carbon insanity prevails as Trudeau becomes the cheerleader-in-chief...
If you're in a hole, stop digging, is the phrase that best summarizes the ominous message of The Sky's Limit, the Oil Change International (OIC) report released in September. I, and dozens of Citizens' Climate Lobby colleagues, will convey that same...
During the last week, thousands of Canadians attended more than 50 vigils organized by 350.Org (Canada) and local community organizers to protest against the approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Daniel Caley-Daoust of Council of Canadians was the coordinator and...
The approval of any pipeline project in Canada would demonstrate pure hypocrisy and out-and-out deception by the federal government thereby making Trudeau's climate promises dishonest and politically cheap. Mitchell Beer (President of Smarter Shift) writes this article from Marrakech while attending COP22....
As the COP22 climate talks in Marrakech comes to an end, Canada's climate rhetoric is a continuation of last year's declaration at COP21 in Paris. "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help. We are ready to take...
Sometimes huge issues just slide along under the radar until, all of a sudden, they blow up. The shock can come from a brown envelope slid under a door, a “scoop” in the media, or an opposition politician discovering...