I've been quite disappointed in Obama's performance on the environment, the climate change crisis and renewable energy. But when comparing Romney's energy plan with Obama's accomplishments, there really is no contest.   In his second term, Obama may be less  hindered...
I am pleased to welcome Peter Carter as a Blogger on BoomerWarrior.         (Editor for BoomerWarrior.org) Peter is a retired family MD who also spent many years working in environmental health development policy. You can also find...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...
The Story of Change is a short movie about stepping out of our consumer mindset and into full power as citizens to build a better future. In our continuing work with The Story of Stuff,  BoomerWarrior is asking "What kind of ChangeMaker...
Years from now we will be looking back at the failure of Rio+20 as The Great Abdication. This phrase was coined by from Paul Krugman’s (OP-ED columnist, NYT). He uses the phrase to describe the world economy and the dangers...
This article is one of an eleven part series on Shifting Society's Goals.  The human presence has grown to where we are stretching planetary limits.  It is time to find an equitable way to build physical maturity into our societies...
Prince Charles I am quite impressed with the stance taken by Prince Charles on the 'critical issues of the day' in a video address about the Rio+20 world summit starting this week. He says that we cannot continue to ignore...
Twenty years have gone by since the first Rio Earth Summit. Not much progress has been made to address the global issues discussed in 1992. The pace of destruction is increasing and little progress is evident on previously agreed-to...
  Kyoto’s promise was to to keep the earth’s temperature at a liveable level for our species. Now some 15 years later, the Durban pledge contains less than half of the needed emission cuts to accomplish that goal. The Durban talks...
Recent food consumption wisdom would suggest that Locavore Eating – eating local foods – is the way of the future. It seems perfectly logical that eating local food will reduce our emissions footprint. With a world population now over...