As our world becomes warmer and warmer, our seas will continue to rise. That's because the number one cause of sea-level rise is climate change. What is Sea-Level Rise? We can talk about sea-level rise in two different ways: relative sea-level rise and absolute sea-level...
We have now entered the era of climate consequences. Arctic warming is simply alarming. Cassie Ito who is an admin colleague in Warriors for Environmental, Social and Economic Justice (Facebook Group) has a grim assessment of the human impact on...
One million species are being driven to extinction by human activities according to a landmark report by the UN's IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services). The rate of species extinction and the decline in biodiversity are...
A recent report out of the U.K.—This Is a Crisis: Facing Up to the Age of Environmental Breakdown—argues that humanity needs “three shifts in understanding across political and policy communities: the scale and pace of environmental breakdown, the implications...
This article deals with the nasty but quiet problem of ocean acidification. It was originally published on the Climate Reality site. As a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013), I'm pleased to feature Climate Reality resources on BoomerWarrior.  (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor).  Climate change...
The timeline for climate action is compressing. There are only 11 years and 3 months and 12 days before the start of 2030, the target date set in the Paris Agreement for signatories to reach their emission-targets. And yet...
Another post by Lee Norton, on BoomerWarrior. Lee is a presenter for The Climate Project – Canada. He has given over 75 presentations to more than 8,000 people (Editor of BoomerWarrior). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that 2 degrees...
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...
Prince Charles I am quite impressed with the stance taken by Prince Charles on the 'critical issues of the day' in a video address about the Rio+20 world summit starting this week. He says that we cannot continue to ignore...
We've known for some time that global warming will eventually transform Arctic ice into an open expanse of blue water. In a July 2013 article, Rolling Stone suggested that "the question has long been not if, but when." A new study published...