Cameron Fenton is the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer with 350.org. and a regular contributor to BoomerWarrior (Managing Editor: Rolly Montpellier) This week, the cover of the Economist proclaimed “the fall in the price of oil and gas provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix bad energy...
This post is a collection of excerpts and quotes, plus my editorial comments, illustrating the slow death of Big Coal across the globe. We are entering the post-Paris era, a time ripe with opportunities for environmentalists and climate activists to reinforce the efforts...
I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We've always seen ourselves as an...
In October of 2015, Canadians will elect a new government. One of the key issues during this election year will most certainly be the environment - climate change, carbon emissions, energy, pricing carbon.  Historically, climate change has not garnered much (if...
We have already warmed the planet by nearly 1°C. And our current carbon-emissions trajectory will get us to 4-6°C of further warming. The Paris Accord goal to keep warming below 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius is wishful thinking. The...
This article is one of an eleven part series on Shifting Society's Goals.  The human presence has grown to where we are stretching planetary limits.  It is time to find an equitable way to build physical maturity into our societies...
The video summarizes and visualizes the data and some of the more significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) recent Fifth Assessment Report. The statements and facts presented are derived from the IPCC Working Group summary for...
Carbon pollution is being dumped into our atmosphere at unprecedented and unregulated rates, and it’s costing us. We’re paying in dollars, in lives, in jobs, in lifestyles -- truly in every way imaginable. If carbon pollution continues unchecked, my...
The 24 Reasons To Choose HOPE guide (from the Climate Reality Project) forms the backdrop for and is the primary resource for this article.The news about climate change is often quite grim but underneath this cloud of uncertainty and unease...
Writing in theguardian, George Monbiot begins his January 19th article with the phrase "make America wait again". While he's actually referring to Donald Trump's energy policy, the phrase easily applies to climate policy as well. Energy and climate are...