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...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...
In Now is the Time to Leap, I posted a condensed version of the Leap Manifesto released on September 15 by representatives from Canada’s Indigenous rights, social and food justice, environmental, faith-based and labour movements. To date, more than 27,000 signatories...
Canadians are asking Prime Minister Trudeau and Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, to show us the science on the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Both claim that the decision to build the pipeline is backed by science....
This article is a reproduction (with permission) of a Laser Talk produced by Citizens' Climate Lobby (Canada). The post highlights revenue-neutral carbon pricing as the clear winner. CCL offers a series of Laser Talks designed as tools for members to use...
As the COP22 climate talks in Marrakech comes to an end, Canada's climate rhetoric is a continuation of last year's declaration at COP21 in Paris. "Canada is back my friends. Canada is back, and here to help. We are ready to take...
Ninety-nine young environmental activists achieved their goal on Parliament Hill on Monday by carrying out acts of civil disobedience. The boisterous group climbed over restricted-area police barricades near the Peace Tower. Those arrested were part of a group of 200 protesting...
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change could not be clearer or more emphatic. The imperative to act now on climate change has never been more indisputable. Our world is already seeing the disastrous effects of climate change,...
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...
Our Risk, Their Reward is the slogan or rallying cry for the Stop Energy East campaign and tour. Its purpose is to bring attention to another Canadian government pipeline project - the TransCanada Energy East.  Our Risk, Their Reward "The TransCanada Energy East...