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...
In its continuing collaboration with Annie Leonard and the Story of Stuff project, BoomerWarrior is pleased to post this request for assistance by Annie Leonard in spreading the message about the importance of voter turnout in the US Elections on November 6. BoomerWarrior has...
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...
Editorial Comment: In this article, Mike Nickerson makes the point that of the three Rs,  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, only the recycling has really been successful.  Reduce and Reuse run against the economic expansion template adopted by Western civilization...
There is a certain logic to events that pushes you along a certain path. You go along the path that feels the most true, and most according to the principles that are guiding you, and that's the way the...
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...
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,...
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...
Most of us have often used a plastic spoon. And we really never question its origins. The video featured in this post traces the evolution of the plastic spoon from its very beginnings some 4.5 billion years ago to the time you...
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...