Sometimes huge issues just slide along under the radar until, all of a sudden, they blow up. The shock can come from a brown envelope slid under a door, a “scoop” in the media, or an opposition politician discovering...
It turns out to be two pipelines -- Kinder Morgan and Enbridge Line 3 -- and the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) project in BC for a national carbon price. And so, carbon insanity prevails as Trudeau becomes the cheerleader-in-chief...
Break Free is a movement and a call for action. The planet is heating up faster than anyone expected. February 2016 was the most abnormally hot month in history, by a heart-stopping margin. Scientists didn’t expect this kind of temperature...
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...
As the Paris climate summit moves along, signs of the world’s unstoppable shift from fossil fuels to renewables are coming thicker and faster than ever. While fossil fuels fizzle out, renewables are skyrocketing. Following India’s newly launched solar alliance, African nations committed...
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...
Prime Minister Trudeau is finding out just how difficult it is to navigate his pro-pipeline fossil fuel agenda during an era of climate change. The fact that climate-warping mega projects such as the Energy East and Kinder Morgan pipelines...
Natural gas lies are part of a familiar pattern of disinformation propagated by the fossil fuel industry for decades. Television viewers are frequently bombarded by ads showing the good life to be enjoyed now that ample supplies of natural...
The climate irony is inescapable as the Fort McMurray wildfire drama unfolds day by day. It has been termed the perfect fire storm leading to a new breed of wildfires. Experts believe that the Fort McMurray blaze could be the new...
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. According to Joseph Stiglitz, the world-renowned global economist and Columbia University professor, putting a price on carbon is...