As I engage relentlessly in the fight to mobilize a complacent public and encourage reluctant politicians to focus on climate change action, I've come to the conclusion that it makes no difference who is right and who is wrong about the...
I worry that one of the leading causes of global warming, the world's exploding population, was largely ignored at the recent climate talks leading up to the Paris Agreement. World leaders seem oblivious to this problem preferring instead to focus on the...
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...
Passivity, in a time of crisis, is complicity. It is a moral failure. Crises demand that we actively engage; that we rise to the challenge; that we do our best...Climate change is a crisis, and it requires a crisis...
Mark Reynolds is the Executive Director of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. As a member of Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada, I'm pleased to feature Mark's work on BoomerWarrior. The article was previously posted on the CCL Blog. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior). In the...
Earth is warming at an unprecedented pace. Climate change is destroying our planet. And the evidence is all around us. In spite of the media's sparse coverage of global warming, we are confronted daily with cursory reports about extreme weather...
“The reality is that if we don’t act, we’re going to see even more severe impacts.... the longer term projections under a high-emissions scenario are very severe,” said Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, on CBC’s The...
COP21 has been described as humanity's last chance for tackling climate change. With only days remaining before the start of the United Nations' Paris Climate Talks, it's important to understand the backstory of COP21, very likely the most critical of...
This post is a collection of excerpts from interviews with three experts on the methane crisis - the ticking time bomb. Dorsi Diaz (writer for the San Francisco Examiner) interviews Harold Hensel, Guy McPherson and Malcolm Light. (Editor~Rolly Montpellier-BoomerWarrior). Readers...
The way we communicate about climate change and global warming makes a difference. When I first became a climate advocate, it felt quite normal to bombard skeptics with facts and evidence about the problem. Surely if you give people...