I'm pleased to welcome Caterina Lindman as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. This post is an OpEd which was published in TheRecord.Com (Waterloo Region Record online newspaper). Caterina explores the best and the worst of Canada's new carbon pricing policy. She...
"In the struggle to solve the Climate Crisis, a powerful, largely unnoticed shift is taking place," believes Al Gore. I think he is right. The world is listening. As a Climate Reality activist, "you are truly at the front lines...
In this post, Paul Beckwith provides his observations about the global warming path we are on based on the current volume of greenhouse gases already in earth's atmosphere. Our planet is already 0.8°C warmer than in pre-industrial times, and...
The pressure on the financial sector—banks, pension funds, insurance companies—to join the global movement to tackle the climate crisis is mounting. And the number of campaigns, both large and small, to force the financial world to do its share...
The Death of the Tar Sands - When one looks at the history of the Tar Sands and the Harper Government's energy strategy for Canada (focused almost entirely on the expansion of fossil fuels) the Death of the Tar...
Americans United for Change has just launched a campaign called Pope or Kochs.  This progressive  advocacy group describes what is happening on the climate front this way: 69% of Americans call global warming a serious problem, 97% of scientists say that...
The following article, initially titled Can cap-and-trade slow climate change? (by David Suzuki and Climate Change Transportation Policy Analyst Gideon Forman of the David Suzuki Foundation), has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. Some critics are labeling the Cap and Trade carbon pricing mechanism...
Suppose that your mom is sick. None of her brothers, sisters or children have taken her complaints seriously. Everybody has carried on with their own busy lives, thinking that mom was imagining things, and assuming that she was fine. And...
What do you do once you know? The question is 'What do you do once you know'? How do you silence that uncomfortable, inconvenient but compelling urgency that lurks in the back of your mind, telling you that it's time...
Margaret Klein Salamon of The Climate Mobilization believes that “the climate movement’s greatest and most underutilized strategic asset is climate truth: we are now in a planet-wide climate crisis that threatens civilization and requires an immediate, all-out emergency response.” The...