Letter to Stephen Harper, Elizabeth May, Thomas Mulcair, Justin Trudeau I'm forwarding this letter to all four federal party leaders. The letter is about the need for a more ambitious leadership on climate change in Canada. It asks each of the...
I'm pleased to welcome Nick Fillmore as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. Nick is an activist and a freelance journalist writing about climate change and socio-political issues. (Rolly Montpellier ~Managing Editor for BoomerWarrior). In addition to the staging of the PanAm...
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.” – James Branch Cabell Though I fall in neither group, that favorite quote comes to mind whenever I watch the...
Anita Payne was trained as a Climate Leader when she attended the Climate Reality Leadership Corps conference in Chicago in July 2013. I had the pleasure of  attending the same training and joining Anita as a Climate Leader colleague...
Women are increasingly taking a more significant role in combating climate change. They are too often the most affected by the devastation resulting from a warming climate. “Climate change is a daily issue for us....And women must be a part and parcel...
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...
If approved, the Energy East pipeline would stretch 4,600 kilometres from Alberta through Ontario to ports in Quebec and New Brunswick. Energy East would be the largest pipeline in North America. Its chief purpose would be to carry 1.1 million...
Part 1 - Why are we morally obligated to fight climate change? - was published in BoomerWarrior on December 22, 2014. It ends by asking very important questions about the climate movement: When climate change is discussed, it is either discussed as a “controversy”...
This post, Big on Optimism, includes excerpts from the Climate Reality Leadership Corps sources. I'm a climate leader from the Chicago2013 training conference. (Rolly Montpellier~Editor for BoomerWarrior) Hope isn’t always easy. With global temperature records being broken month after month,...
Stephen Harper  made headlines for joining other G7 leaders in committing to "decarbonize" Canada's economy by 2100. For a brief, flickering moment it seemed Canada's Prime Minister had started to grasp the reality that tackling climate change means leaving...