One of the popular myths too common in the Climate Change conversation is that  "It's Too Hard." Deniers claim that shifting over to clean energy would not only require changing our way of life, but could shut down our...
I'm pleased to welcome John Strohl to BoomerWarrior. In this post, John is responding to an article recently published on BoomerWarrior dealing with the emotional consequences of climate activism. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior). Avoid Climate Activist Meltdown A number of...
This post is a reproduction (with permission) of Franke James' latest visual essay regarding the crushing of free expression in Canada since 2006 when Stephen Harper and his Conservatives first took office. The Franke James story is one of...
I've been a climate activist for over a decade now. I often ask myself if I'm having any impact at all in the fight to save our warming planet from catastrophic climate change. Is my work making even an...
During the last week, thousands of Canadians attended more than 50 vigils organized by 350.Org (Canada) and local community organizers to protest against the approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Daniel Caley-Daoust of Council of Canadians was the coordinator and...
Eco-anxiety is very real. There is a clear link between climate change and mental health. A 2017 report by the American Psychological Association outlines these links and also provides a series of tips and strategies to support individuals and...
This post is reproduced from the Climate Reality Project. I'm a Climate Leader (Chicago2013). The article highlights President Obama's top five climate accomplishments. Some, including myself, will argue that he could have and should have done a lot more. Nevertheless,...
I’m working to hold my Member of Parliament and our government accountable to the people. We Canadians want a people's climate plan -- crafted and supported by us, the citizens and voters --  and not a plan that yields...
Wildfires are raging across the country, cities are choked by smoke and entire communities are being displaced. The climate crisis is at our doorstep. In response to these catastrophic climate events, Prime Minister Trudeau said, "we simply have...
Canada has two climate faces. There's the Paris face where Canada became a re-born climate leader and then there's the domestic face where Trudeau's Liberals are showing early signs of perpetuating the status quo. Two Climate Faces - The Paris face I...