Another post by Lee Norton, on BoomerWarrior. Lee is a presenter for The Climate Project – Canada. He has given over 75 presentations to more than 8,000 people (Editor of BoomerWarrior). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that 2 degrees...
There are a number of psychological barriers preventing people from acting to prevent climate change. Psychology professor Robert Gifford at the University of Victoria calls these "dragons of inaction". You can find out more about his work at his...
We all know the Bad News when it comes to Climate Change. Climate Change is Here. It's Big! It's Bad! It's Hurting Us! It's Hurting our Economies. What most people don’t know is that there is also a lot of...
I belong to the Boomer Generation. I was born in 1947. I'm embarrassed to admit that my generation has been at the political and economic wheel during the worst decades of human-made environmental degradation ever witnessed on planet Earth -...
Humanity is in a race against time. We have entered an age of consequences—a climate crisis. The evidence is irrefutable. The scale of transformation needed to avoid climate and ecological collapse is enormous and unprecedented. But it is not...
Researcher Jennifer Hynes recently gave a frightening presentation about the situation in the Arctic and the odds that things will rapidly spiral out of control, escalating into runaway global warming a few decades from now. Why Sea Ice Matters The above...
For decades now, adult activists and adult environmentalists and adult scientists have been trying to move climate change to the top of the world agenda. But we have met with only limited success. The appetite for aggressive climate policy...
In a recent interview with CBC's Wendy Mesley, Naomi Klein (author of No Is Not Enough and This Changes Everything) accuses Prime Minister Trudeau of only pretending to care about climate change. The debate about whether Trudeau is a climate warrior or...
I've just registered for Denial101x, an online course aimed at giving me more effective tools to fight deniers wherever they are. I'm a Climate Activist whose knowledge of climate science is sound and unequivocal. It's clear to me that...
On September 23, world leaders will be in New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary­ General Ban Ki-­moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce carbon pollution. This process...