This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter...
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...
Our Risk, Their Reward is the slogan or rallying cry for the Stop Energy East campaign and tour. Its purpose is to bring attention to another Canadian government pipeline project - the TransCanada Energy East.  Our Risk, Their Reward "The TransCanada Energy East...
The Death of the Tar Sands - When one looks at the history of the Tar Sands and the Harper Government's energy strategy for Canada (focused almost entirely on the expansion of fossil fuels) the Death of the Tar...
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 science is settled. Our planet is heating up, and carbon pollution from Dirty Energy is to blame. The fossil fuel industry burns oil, coal and gas, sending heat-trapping emissions into the air. Ninety million tons of carbon pollution...
In this post, Franke James continues her relentless opposition to Keystone XL by asking President Barack Obama to say NO to Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper has said that he will not take NO for an answer. But...
I am pleased to welcome Mitchell Beer as a first time contributor to BoomerWarrior. Mitchell is the President of Smarter Shift, an Ottawa-based firm that specializes in content marketing and management, social media strategy, sustainability communications, conference content capture, and...
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...
Excerpts from Climate Reality Blogger and Solutions Analyst Shravya Reddy. We know that human activities are causing the climate crisis. But what kinds of activities do we mean — and which are the most important? There are several man-made sources of the...