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...
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 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...
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...
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,...
The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled We have to stop filling and killing the oceans with plastic. It has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "What we do to...
We've known for some time that global warming will eventually transform Arctic ice into an open expanse of blue water. In a July 2013 article, Rolling Stone suggested that "the question has long been not if, but when." A new study published...
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...
This article/video was previously posted on November 22, 2012. It was re-posted at the start of the Chicago Climate Reality Leadership Training event which I attended from July 30 to August 1. The post provided a great backdrop for...