According to the United Nations, desertification and drought affected one third of the planet surface and over 1.5 billion people globally in 2012. In the following post, Ellen Moyer writes about the California drought. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor for...
What is driving climate science denial and how do I respond to it? This question has prompted me to follow Denial101x - Making Sense of Climate Science Denial - an online course offered by the University of Queensland in...
I've become a big fan of Franke James' art "which is not afraid to speak out" and her riveting social messaging about our world's most critical issues such as climate change, the pricing of carbon, freedom of expression and the erosion of democracy. I...
I am pleased to welcome Julie Johnston as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. Julie is the creator of the Compassion Climate Action blog and the GreenHeart Education website. She and her husband Peter Carter are currently very active with the Climate Emergency Countdown initiative. In 'Hope...
In this post, Nick Fillmore discusses the emergence of climate change anxiety. As people around the globe begin to encounter the truth about climate change -- the anticipation of where the next climate-related disaster will hit and issues of personal...
It took humanity 50,000 years to reach 1 billion people. It then took about 200 years to go from 1 billion to 7 billion.  The world's population is growing at the rate of 1.1 percent per year; if this...
"The stranded asset hypothesis just got real," reported Business Green in early July. “Shell and BP are writing down assets while a raft of US fracking firms are entering bankruptcy protection – change is coming to the fossil fuel...
In two previous articles, I have written with optimism about encouraging trends in global efforts to tackle climate change. In Climate is Back I wrote that "climate is news again" and the shift in public attitudes about putting a price...
The familiar global weather patterns that we, our parents, and our grandparents (and most of our distant ancestors) have always experienced, are no more. We have entered an abrupt climate change phase. Our energized water-primed atmosphere and disrupted circulation...
This post is sourced from The Tree which is a service provided for climate communicators and influencers involved in public discourse on climate change, global warming and the transition to a clean energy platform. Title of post - The Paris Agreement is Now...