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”...
Anita Payne is a recently retired high school science teacher. Born and raised in Toronto, Anita developed a deep connection to her environment while interacting with nature at her cottage. Anita has been active in many community and environmental...
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...
Is COP21 the finish line of a long and tedious process of climate talks which has lasted over two decades? Is it the culmination of negotiations that will finally give the world the robust climate agreement that will limit global warming to...
The following visualization using small multiples is a creation by Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist with NCAS (National Centre for Atmospheric Science). The visual consists of small temperature maps showing temperature changes from 1850 to 2016, using the 1961-1990 period as...
How can climate activists loudly speak the truth about the climate crisis without becoming paralysed by fear and despair? And how do we move a hesitant public into the emergency mode required to rescue humanity from climate armageddon. Can we confront...
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...
Over 100 posts were published (104 to be exact) during 2015 in BoomerWarrior. I'm pleased to feature the top five BoomerWarrior posts -- measured by the number of views each generated as well as comments received from many sources. 1. Climate Activism...
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...
Twenty years ago, I read The Road Less Travelled by Scott Peck. With his first sentence, “Life is difficult,” Peck (psychologist and bestselling author) captured my interest. “Once we truly understand and accept it, then life is no longer difficult....