Michael Murphy is a regular columnist on BoomerWarrior.Org. A few years ago, environmental activists like me hoped that increasing oil prices would lead to greater conservation and extreme efforts to build alternative energy. Tough luck. Technological wizardry – breakthroughs in horizontal and...
If approved, the Energy East pipeline would stretch 4,600 kilometres from Alberta through Ontario to ports in Quebec and New Brunswick. Energy East would be the largest pipeline in North America. Its chief purpose would be to carry 1.1 million...
A climate battle has begun in New York City. It's a battle against the fossil fuel industry. The tide is turning against the fossils. There is now a line in the sand. Source: YouTube video, New York City, CNN Money The...
Countries like Canada which claim to be climate leaders cannot avoid planning for a managed decline of fossil fuels. But Canada is doing just the opposite by allowing for the ongoing expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and production. We at...
The CBC News recently reported that in late August, Prime Minister Harper sent President Barack Obama a letter offering  to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in exchange for the Keystone XL approval.  CBC News said that Harper is “willing to accept targets proposed...
This post is a reproduction of Citizens' Climate Lobby's Media Packet in response to the recent Pope Francis encyclical "On Care For Our Common Home". (Rolly Montpellier ~Editor for BoomerWarrior.Org). Listen to Pope Francis Inspired by Pope Francis’ challenge to care for creation and protect...
For those of you who don't have the time to read, or don't like reading or can't read. Don't despair! You can still find out everything you need to know about carbon pricing in these videos and images. Exactly! In less than...
Carbon pollution is being dumped into our atmosphere at unprecedented and unregulated rates, and it’s costing us. We’re paying in dollars, in lives, in jobs, in lifestyles -- truly in every way imaginable. If carbon pollution continues unchecked, my...
While it’s very easy to get caught up in the dynamics of the Kinder Morgan controversy, what about the real question, the truly critical question? What is the impact of the Tar Sands on global carbon emissions? Where Does...
Fossil fuel megaprojects -- pipelines, terminals, plants -- are quickly disappearing from Canada's energy landscape. Less than a year ago (November of 2016), the federal government rejected the Northern Gateway plan. This was followed by the cancellation of the massive Liquid...