What is the most sensible diet in today's climate-conscious world? What is the healthiest diet? Most health experts recommend lower meat consumption. Environmentalists would have us all eat less meat and save the planet. The following article by David Suzuki...
This article was previously posted in ArcticNews. (Editor: Rolly Montpellier)  There has been a dramatic rise in methane levels since the end of July 2013. The image below pictures methane levels above 1950 ppb on the Northern Hemisphere from 12...
Canada is currently undergoing a robust process of climate consultations. And it began shortly after the Vancouver Declaration on clean growth and climate change. At that First Ministers Meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and the Premiers agreed to a climate framework that...
In a previous post - From Economic Mind to Eco-Mind - Desmond Berghofer (grandparentsfortheturure) is inspired by Frances Moore Lappe's use of the phrase 'Thought Traps and Thought Leaps'. There are seven thought traps and seven thought leaps needed...
In a previous post, Chemicals in our Bodies - A Story you Need to Hear, Lynn Hasselberger identified the extent of chemical contamination in our everyday living. In a review of Unacceptable Levels, produced by filmmaker Ed Brown, Lynn...
Emissions from livestock account for 14.5% of human-caused GHGs (greenhouse gases) according to a UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) study – total of 7.1 gigatonnes per year. Animal agriculture is driving global warming and deforestation around the world....
I'm pleased to welcome Cam Fenton as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Cam works as the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer with 350.org. His work is featured on The Blog - HuffPost Canada. As Canada moves into its 2015 election year, Energy East will...
Most of us have often used a plastic spoon. And we really never question its origins. The video featured in this post traces the evolution of the plastic spoon from its very beginnings some 4.5 billion years ago to the time you...
Anna Fahey is a Senior Communications Strategist at SigthlineDaily. She recently wrote an elegant and uncomplicated post that helps untangle and unwind the September 2013 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Using “pictures” created by Dr. Greg Johnson, the...
In his 2013 inaugural speech following his 2012 re-election, President Barack Obama made it very clear that Climate Change would be the cornerstone of his second term:  We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure...