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...
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,...
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 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...
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...
BoomerWarrior will be focusing its content on water in the coming weeks and months. Although part of the complex climate change dynamic, the spectacular depletion of the globe's most important resource has gone on largely unnoticed and mostly ignored. This video of...
I'm pleased to welcome Stephen Leahy as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Stephen is an independent environmental journalist and author of a new book, Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts Behind Our Thirst for Earth’s Most Precious Resource, which was previously featured on BoomerWarrior. You can...
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...
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...
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...