In October of 2015, Canadians will elect a new government. One of the key issues during this election year will most certainly be the environment - climate change, carbon emissions, energy, pricing carbon.  Historically, climate change has not garnered much (if...
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...
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...
On November 30 of 2015, during his address to the climate delegates at the Paris climate talks, Prime Minister Trudeau uttered this inspiring catchphrase: "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help." We are ready to...
There is no such thing as clean coal. This post, originally published in the Climate Reality blog, exposes coal's dirty little secrets. I’m a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013). I’m pleased to reproduce this post which is a Climate Reality resource. (Rolly...
Canada is doubling down on fossil fuel infrastructure expansion. In May the Trudeau government bought a pipeline -- Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain project -- with $4.5 billion taxpayer dollars. And now the Prime Minister is celebrating the $40 billion...
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...
This post is sourced from the 350 Canada campaign calling on the Museum of History to cut ties with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP). We at Below2C act in support of 350 Ottawa and 350 Canada in the divestment...
Stephen Harper  made headlines for joining other G7 leaders in committing to "decarbonize" Canada's economy by 2100. For a brief, flickering moment it seemed Canada's Prime Minister had started to grasp the reality that tackling climate change means leaving...
Remember the Northern Gateway pipeline? How about the Energy East pipeline? Neither got built. Both projects got quashed due primarily to public resistance. As opposition and resistance build in the coming months, Kinder Morgan will become the next pipeline...