When I retired 9 years ago at the age of 55, I had no expectations about retirement other than that it would be nice to not have the daily pressures of a high-stress job. I was the chief financial...
Have you ever thought about what you value so much that you'd be willing to die for? What immediately comes to my mind is that I would do anything to keep my children and grandchildren safe. And millions of activists around the globe...
From the Climate Reality Project   The science is settled: Man-made carbon pollution is to blame for the climate crisis. But Big Oil and Big Coal are spending big money to spread lies about climate science. This month, The Climate Reality Project plans to destroy persistent...
Canada's new national carbon price is a giant leap forward. On October 3, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood in the House of Commons and uttered these few words on carbon pricing. It sets the stage for the beginning of a...
It’s a well-known fact that Stephen Harper has for years pledged to follow the American lead on curbing greenhouse gas emissions. He contends that Canada’s climate action policies should be close to that of the United States. “Canada cannot act alone because...
At the beginning of every new year, I (as a Climate Activist) like to reflect back on the most important climate action and inaction stories of the previous year. My focus is on the 2014 events that will have...
When I jog in my neighborhood and see the little knoll ahead, I often think This is going to be hard. Running begins to feel like a chore, and I consider slowing to a walk. Sometimes I even imagine the knoll...
I'm pleased to welcome John Strohl to BoomerWarrior. In this post, John is responding to an article recently published on BoomerWarrior dealing with the emotional consequences of climate activism. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior). Avoid Climate Activist Meltdown A number of...
While many of us activists are still glowing over the defeat of Stephen Harper, the world's worst climate villain, there is little time to waste in pushing the new Liberal government to take real action on climate. Exceeding the Harper standards on...
I'm pleased to welcome Derek Leahy as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Derek is a freelance writer who volunteers his time to raise awareness about issues relating to pipelines such as the Line 9, Energy East and Kinder Morgan projects....