Humans have now reached Earth Overshoot Day 2016. In less than eight months, we have used more natural resources than the planet is capable of producing during an entire year. For the remainder of 2016, we will be selfishly...
Years from now we will be looking back at the failure of Rio+20 as The Great Abdication. This phrase was coined by from Paul Krugman’s (OP-ED columnist, NYT). He uses the phrase to describe the world economy and the dangers...
I'm pleased to welcome Bru Pearce as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Bru is the co-founder of Envisionation, a climate change messaging and solutions website based in the UK. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior). There is a lot of concern about loss...
BoomerWarrior will be featuring weekly columns published by Tyler Elm and Jim Harris on how sustainability as strategy cuts cost, raises revenue and mitigates risk for business. (previously posted in HuffPost on 09.18.2012) Ever since Rachel Carson's groundbreaking Silent Spring was published in 1962,...
Previously posted on Huffington Post by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm. It is surprising just how big the "sustainability" opportunity is. In just the energy efficiency (EE) field, McKinsey & Company estimate that $2 trillion can be invested in EE by...
Desmond Berghofer is a grandfather with 12 young grandchildren. Like many grandparents, he believes that we are living fossil-fuel intensive lives leading to serious implications for our grandchildren. "As the elders and grandparents in society, we need to...open our minds...
This is the fourth blog by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm on how sustainability can save business. Previously in HuffPost Business Canada (Editor). Transportation accounts for 29 per cent of US and 26 per cent of Canada's Greenhouse Gas (GHG)...
Is COP21 the finish line of a long and tedious process of climate talks which has lasted over two decades? Is it the culmination of negotiations that will finally give the world the robust climate agreement that will limit global warming to...
I've just recently heard of "solar roadways". My first reaction was quite skeptical. "Another unworkable concept," I thought. Perhaps not so nonsensical after all. Solar roadways coming soon to a place near you? Count on it. Solar Roadways Coming Soon Wikipedia...
Most of us are not aware of the enormous amounts of hidden water we consume every day. In his new book, Your Water Footprint, Stephen Leahy reveals the "shocking facts about how much water we use to make everyday products." The...