Years from now we will be looking back at the failure of Rio+20 as The Great Abdication. This phrase was coined by from Paul Krugman’s (OP-ED columnist, NYT). He uses the phrase to describe the world economy and the dangers...
Editorial Comment: In this article, Mike Nickerson makes the point that of the three Rs,  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, only the recycling has really been successful.  Reduce and Reuse run against the economic expansion template adopted by Western civilization...
This post is largely inspired by Chris Turner's 2013 book, The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada. Turner provides both the narrative and historical facts about how the Conservatives under Stephen Harper have...
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...
For decades now, adult activists, adult environmentalists and adult scientists have been trying to move climate change to the top of the world agenda. But we have met with limited success. And for decades, adult world leaders and adult politicians...
I'm pleased to welcome Iain Patton as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. Iain is a global sustainability engagement consultant based in London and founder of Ethical Team. I have accepted to become an influencer/amplifier of Iain's Ethical Team. (Rolly Montpellier ~...
Another post by Lee Norton, on BoomerWarrior. Lee is a presenter for The Climate Project – Canada. He has given over 75 presentations to more than 8,000 people (Editor of BoomerWarrior). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) claims that 2 degrees...
Reversing the damage done to Canada's environmental reputation will not happen overnight. After nearly a decade of Stephen Harper's abysmal environmental record at home and a shameful performance at international climate talks, the restoration of Canada as an environmental...
The Paris climate agreement is a vital first step for mankind. I'm a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013). The following post is reproduced from the Climate Reality Corps site - This is a turning point: Three things you need to know...
This post consists of excerpts from Earth Calling, a book co-authored by Ellen Gunter and Ted Carter. I met Ellen in Chicago in August of 2013. We were among some 1,500 participants attending the Climate Reality Project leadership training provided by...