Dale Marshall  is the National Energy Program Manager at Environmental Defence. I'm pleased to feature his article on BoomerWarrior ~ RMontpellier, Editor. Getting Rid of Fossil Fuels - No Coal, No Oil, No Natural Gas The recent G7 meeting in Germany signaled the beginning of...
The suppression of information and the freedom of expression has become the hallmark of the Stephen Harper Conservatives. The War on Knowledge on BoomerWarrior recently highlighted the threat to the scientific community in Canada: There is trouble in the realms...
I’m working to hold my Member of Parliament and our government accountable to the people. We Canadians want a people's climate plan -- crafted and supported by us, the citizens and voters --  and not a plan that yields...
Unprecedented Climate Mobilization is the title of a book just released by authors Elizabeth Woodworth and David Ray Griffin. Although I'm pleased with the launch of the pan-Canadian framework for clean growth and climate change, it falls far short of the kind...
Following the release of the Mandate Letters in November 2013, Celine Bak of Analytica Advisors forwarded the following summary message to clean energy entrepreneurs. The document has been shared by Cheryl McNamara of Citizens Climate Lobby Toronto and I'm...
“If you care about debt, you wouldn’t leave credit-card debt to your kids. That’s exactly what climate change is," said Catherine McKenna (Minister of the Environment and Climate Change) in a recent interview with Bloomberg Environment. And she's right. We...
Climate Letter to  Harper, May, Mulcair, Trudeau I'm forwarding this letter to all four federal party leaders. The letter is about the need for a more ambitious leadership on climate change in Canada. It asks each of the four leaders...
The film Revolution picks up from where Rob Stewart's Sharkwater  tour ends. Sharkwater, a film about saving the sharks, was successful in raising awareness within the conservation movement and prompted shark fin bans and the creation of dozens of conservation groups around the...
Illustration by Victor Juhasz for National Observer I was born in 1947, part of the first wave of post-war baby boomers. The Prime Minister of Canada at the time was William Lyon MacKenzie. There have been another twelve Prime Ministers since then...
The British Columbia Carbon Tax has been hailed as an environmental and economic success by the Pembina Institute. The material in this blog post has been sourced entirely from the Pembina Institute Backgrounder on the BC Carbon Tax. (Managing Editor~Rolly Montpellier). The BC...