It took humanity 50,000 years to reach 1 billion people. It then took about 200 years to go from 1 billion to 7 billion.  The world's population is growing at the rate of 1.1 percent per year; if this...
Sometime in 2011, our species reached 7 billion. This far exceeds the carrying capacity of our planet. Yet few of us are willing to contemplate the notion of population control. The best way - indeed the only way -...
Mike Nickerson returns as a Blogger in BoomerWarrior. Mike is an accomplished author and creator of SustainWellbeing. (Editor of BoomerWarrior) Mike rightfully points out that "there are no longer vast new frontiers to move to when resources are scarce or we...
Top Five Posts of 2014! 1. What Did You Do Once You Knew? It's 3:23 in the morning, and I'm awake because my great, great, grandchildren won't let me sleep. My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams What did you do, while...
I am pleased to welcome Lee Norton, a new Blogger on BoomerWarrior. Lee is a presenter for The Climate Project - Canada. He has given over 75 presentations to more than 8,000 people (Editor of BoomerWarrior). Years ago (1971) Paul Ehrlich worked out...
We are one human race, rapidly expanding, living on a finite planet. We continue to ignore the problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot at our own peril.  As a ‘book champion’, ‘campaign activist’ and ‘campaign friend’ of the Global Population Speakout network, I’m pleased to share...
The problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot continue to be largely ignored by the climate movement. As a 'book champion', 'campaign activist' and 'campaign friend' of the Global Population Speakout network,  I'm pleased to share the following excerpts from the afterword of the book (written...
In 2008, poor air quality alone, including from oil and gas production, cost Canada about $8-billion, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. By 2031, those costs are expected to rise to $250-billion....almost 90,000 people will have...
In 2008, poor air quality alone, including from oil and gas production, cost Canada about $8-billion, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. By 2031, those costs are expected to rise to $250-billion....almost 90,000 people will have...
The term ‘Hunger Wars’ appeared in an article written by Michael Klare    (Author of The Race for What’s Left) no doubt inspired by the wildly successful novel, The Hunger Games, which depicts a post-apocalyptic future in an impoverished North...