“Continued investment in the oil sands generally, and in the Trans Mountain pipeline specifically, means Canada is doubling down on a no-win bet,” write Thomas Homer-Dixon of the Balsillie School of International Affairs and University of Waterloo doctoral candidate...
I'm pleased to welcome Mike Schreiner as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. Mike is the leader of the Green Party of Ontario which promotes a prosperous green economy, sustainable communities and the health and well being of all Ontarians. (Rolly Montpellier~Editor,...
I'm pleased to welcome Caterina Lindman as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. This post is an OpEd which was published in TheRecord.Com (Waterloo Region Record online newspaper). Caterina explores the best and the worst of Canada's new carbon pricing policy. She...
Christopher Majka is a biologist, environmentalist, policy analyst, and arts advocate. A personal friend of Franke James, he refers to her as follows: A wicked thorn in the side of Stephen Harper; a woman fiercely passionate about the pressing need to...
What Canadians need is a new national dialogue, not about the future of oil but rather about the promise of clean energy. Credit: www.momscleanairforce.org - clean_dirty_energy Are politicians in Canada suffering from "collective amnesia"? Have they forgotten Canada's pledge in Paris, you know...
"Canada’s provinces are taking command of the nation’s battle against climate change, seizing climate leadership from a reluctant federal government as the clock ticks down to a crucial international climate agreement later this year," reports the Globe and Mail. Climate Leadership...
Small steps are no longer enough. Incremental climate action will not get us to where we need to be by 2050 - a low carbon economy. The Paris Agreement was a historic breakthrough but it's not sufficient. It was just one...
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....
How does a country go from climate change laggard to climate change leader in 7 weeks? I'm glad you asked. Image: screen shot from "Future generations will be proud" from Vimeo On October 19th, Canadians elected a new government. Expectations were high - Canadians...
In his 2013 inaugural speech following his 2012 re-election, President Barack Obama made it very clear that Climate Change would be the cornerstone of his second term:  We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure...