Cross-posted from climatemama (Harriet Shugarman).  Editor ~ R Montpellier. On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about things we use, buy and eat – where it all comes from...
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...
The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness. It has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "Plastic has made life more convenient,...
Let's Talk About the Cow, Pig, Chicken, Sheep in the Room deals with the threat that farm animals pose to the environment and to humanity. The fierce competition between species for finite resources such as water and food is highlighted...
I'm pleased to welcome Barry Cinnamon to BoomerWarrior. Barry is the host of the Energy Show on Renewable Energy World,  a weekly 20-minute podcast that provides tips and advice to reduce your energy consumption. (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor for BoomerWarrior).   With energy prices changing...
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...
Anne Lappe of Food MythBusters has launched a second animated movie that takes on the myth of personal choice and exposes the harmful impact of marketing to kids. "We believe that marketing targeting children and teenagers is a public health crisis," says...
There are repercussions to our current consumer and growth-focused culture. Annie Leonard's The Story of Stuff project, started five years ago, has awakened millions of people to the dangers of consumerism and the myth of "more is better than...
The following article (by David Suzuki, entitled Energy Shift Requires Shift in Conversation) has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "Where is the political leadership and will to confront climate change?" asks Suzuki. I'm pleased to...
I worry that one of the leading causes of global warming, the world's exploding population, was largely ignored at the recent climate talks leading up to the Paris Agreement. World leaders seem oblivious to this problem preferring instead to focus on the...