One million species are being driven to extinction by human activities according to a landmark report by the UN's IPBES (Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services). The rate of species extinction and the decline in biodiversity are...
A recent report out of the U.K.—This Is a Crisis: Facing Up to the Age of Environmental Breakdown—argues that humanity needs “three shifts in understanding across political and policy communities: the scale and pace of environmental breakdown, the implications...
As our world becomes warmer and warmer, our seas will continue to rise. That's because the number one cause of sea-level rise is climate change. What is Sea-Level Rise? We can talk about sea-level rise in two different ways: relative sea-level rise and absolute sea-level...
The timeline for climate action is compressing. There are only 11 years and 3 months and 12 days before the start of 2030, the target date set in the Paris Agreement for signatories to reach their emission-targets. And yet...
I have written extensively about the Liberal Government's climate action charade and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's apparent cognitive dissonance on the climate. The latest nail in the coffin for Canada's climate action plan (the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth...
This article deals with the nasty but quiet problem of ocean acidification. It was originally published on the Climate Reality site. As a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013), I'm pleased to feature Climate Reality resources on BoomerWarrior.  (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor).  Climate change...
Plankton are a diverse group of organisms that provide a vital source of food to larger aquatic organisms such as fish and whales. In her article, Laura Tenenbaum says " I’m obsessed with plankton, obsessed." She explains why. (Rolly Montpellier~Editor for...
We have now entered the era of climate consequences. Arctic warming is simply alarming. Cassie Ito who is an admin colleague in Warriors for Environmental, Social and Economic Justice (Facebook Group) has a grim assessment of the human impact on...
As a Climate Reality Leader, I like to feature blog pieces from the multiple resources of the Climate Reality Project. (Rolly Montpellier ~ BoomerWarrior Managing Editor). How do we know our climate is changing permanently, rather than just going through...
The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness. It has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "Plastic has made life more convenient,...