But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near; And yonder all before us lie Deserts of vast eternity. (Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress) As I look into the distance, deeply absorbed in my endless search for meaning, I leave...
This election should be about a new economic vision for Canada but it's not. The focus is most certainly on the economy. All four party leaders speak repeatedly about economic development, creating jobs, taxation policy, increasing consumer spending. The cornerstone...
We do a lot without thinking, like using GDP growth as a standard of excellence. Most 21st century activity is based on a ‘given’ that underpins the soft science of economics: 'Growth is good' -- not just a big...
In this post Desmond Berghofer describes our preoccupation with perpetual economic growth at the expense of our environment. He compares the concepts of economic mind and eco-mind. While it is true that capitalism and globalization have brought immense value...
Countries like Canada which claim to be climate leaders cannot avoid planning for a managed decline of fossil fuels. But Canada is doing just the opposite by allowing for the ongoing expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and production. We at...
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,...
In her most recent post, Ellen Moyer explores the pitfalls of Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower as an alternative to the carbon-spewing energy we have used since the industrial revolution. Image: natura2 jpg, www.networkpellet.com Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower - Myth or Reality? Climate change...
This is the sixth blog in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. This article is also posted in HuffPost Business (Canada). The authors of the article are Jim Harris and Tyler Elm. (Editor's note) Placing a shadow...
This article is republished with the permission of Desmond Berghober of grandparentsforthefuture (Editor ~ RMontpellier). Introduction I write from a heart filled with love for my grandchildren.  With every word I see their eager young faces at play, asleep, or cheerfully engaged...
I'm pleased to welcome J.L. Morin as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. Morin, a Harvard graduate, is now adjunct faculty at Boston University. Her writing has been published widely, most recently in Huffington Post. She has just released a cli-fi novel, Nature's Confession,...