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...
In October of 2015, Canadians will elect a new government. One of the key issues during this election year will most certainly be the environment - climate change, carbon emissions, energy, pricing carbon.  Historically, climate change has not garnered much (if...
The clean energy revolution is underway. From Germany to China and countries all around the globe, governments, cities, towns, public institutions, and progressive companies are leading the way to reduce their dependency on fossil-fuel energy. The shift is clearly on to increasingly...
I used to be a proud Canadian. Before I became a Climate Activist, that is. But now as a Climate Activist, I feel nothing but shame and embarrassment for Canada at climate talks. We are a proud people. We've always seen ourselves as an...
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...
I'm pleased to welcome Cam Fenton as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Cam works as the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer with 350.org. His work is featured on The Blog - HuffPost Canada. As Canada moves into its 2015 election year, Energy East will...
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...
The following article (by David Suzuki and Ian Hannington of the David Suzuki Foundation) entitled The Movement for Environmental Rights is Building has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "This is the most important thing I have ever...
Franke James' latest initiative named "The Real Poop on Social Change" is gaining a  lot of notoriety. Also known for her previous "Do Not Talk About Climate Change" campaign, she continues to be an important force in bringing about the kind...
This initiative is being led by The Story of Stuff Project. BoomerWarrior has collaborated on many occasions with The Story of Stuff and I’m pleased to do so again. The drive to put a price on carbon has been...