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...
"Where Will the Grandchildren Live" is the title of a letter written by Mike Nickerson to his granddaughter, Lillian. It could easily be the letter anyone of us who is a grandparent could write to one's grandchildren as we...
Natural gas lies are part of a familiar pattern of disinformation propagated by the fossil fuel industry for decades. Television viewers are frequently bombarded by ads showing the good life to be enjoyed now that ample supplies of natural...
This post is largely inspired by A Short History of Progress authored by Ronald Wright. The title of the article, The Illusion of Progress is a recurring theme well documented by Wright. (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier – BoomerWarrior) The Illusion...
The Summary for Policymakers of the Working Group I contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report was approved, and the full report accepted, by the IPCC on 27 September 2013. The visualization of climate change science data in this post...
Friedrich Nietzsche was born in Germany in 1844 and died in 1900. His major works included: The Gay Science (1882), Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883-1885), Beyond Good & Evil (1886), On the Genealogy of Morals (1887). (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier-Below2C). Is...
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...
This video takes you inside the world of the spectacular birds of paradise found primarily on the island of New Guinea. Birds of Paradise is the culmination of a research project undertaken by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Stretching right...
Energy Highways or Environmental Threats While North Americans await President Obama's decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, the question of pipeline safety is fundamental to protesters and environmentalists alike. As supporters and detractors continue to clash over Keystone, the project...
In this post, Mike Nickerson asks the question, "what would happen if one thing changes all else?" What if our current mindset focused on perpetual growth could be supplanted by a mindset emphasizing the Common Good? Would that make...