I'm pleased to add Clare Demerse as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. In this first article Clare explores the inescapable costs of climate change. She wonders if Canada should avoid the potential impact of taking a leadership role on carbon pricing ahead of...
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...
On November 30 of 2015, during his address to the climate delegates at the Paris climate talks, Prime Minister Trudeau uttered this inspiring catchphrase: "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help." We are ready to...
In 2009, G20 leaders pledged to phase-out fossil fuel subsidies. But the information presented in the 2015 OIC (Oil Change International) report, Empty Promises: G20 susidies to oil, gas and coal production, is evidence of the continuing gap between promises and reality....
Ninety-nine young environmental activists achieved their goal on Parliament Hill on Monday by carrying out acts of civil disobedience. The boisterous group climbed over restricted-area police barricades near the Peace Tower. Those arrested were part of a group of 200 protesting...