On August 22, we busted the Earth's budget for 2020. We are now operating in overshoot—in ecological deficit.  "Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth...
Mike Nickerson returns as a Blogger in BoomerWarrior. Mike is an accomplished author and creator of SustainWellbeing. (Editor of BoomerWarrior) Mike rightfully points out that "there are no longer vast new frontiers to move to when resources are scarce or we...
The following article (by David Suzuki, entitled Energy Shift Requires Shift in Conversation) has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "Where is the political leadership and will to confront climate change?" asks Suzuki. I'm pleased to...
Annie Leonard of The Story of Stuff is mounting a campaign to stop water bottling companies from using national parks to market and sell their environmentally unfriendly bottled products. BoomerWarrior has supported The Story of Stuff in its many...
Cross-posted from climatemama (Harriet Shugarman).  Editor ~ R Montpellier. On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about things we use, buy and eat – where it all comes from...
The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions by Senior Editor Ian Hanington) is entitled Microbeads are a sign of our plastic consumer madness. It has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. "Plastic has made life more convenient,...
Most of us are not aware of the enormous amounts of hidden water we consume every day. In his new book, Your Water Footprint, Stephen Leahy reveals the "shocking facts about how much water we use to make everyday products." The...
Most of us have often used a plastic spoon. And we really never question its origins. The video featured in this post traces the evolution of the plastic spoon from its very beginnings some 4.5 billion years ago to the time you...
I'm pleased to welcome Barry Cinnamon to BoomerWarrior. Barry is the host of the Energy Show on Renewable Energy World,  a weekly 20-minute podcast that provides tips and advice to reduce your energy consumption. (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor for BoomerWarrior).   With energy prices changing...
Anne Lappe of Food MythBusters has launched a second animated movie that takes on the myth of personal choice and exposes the harmful impact of marketing to kids. "We believe that marketing targeting children and teenagers is a public health...