Let's Keep Our Eyes on the Climate Ball, boomer warrior

Let's Keep Our Eyes on the Climate Ball

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Fear is the great motivator. We pay attention to what we fear the most. And right now, as I write this article, the focus...
Freakish Global Warming Becomes the New Norm, boomer warrior

Freakish Global Warming Becomes the New Norm

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The following post was originally published on the Climate Reality site. As a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013), I'm pleased to feature Climate Reality resources...
COP23: Countries' Plans Fall Short, More Ambition Is Needed

COP23: Countries’ Plans Fall Short, More Ambition Is Needed

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As COP23 winds down, delegates have repeatedly heard arguments that more ambition is required to put the 2015 Paris Agreement into action. UN secretary...
Our Big Banks Are Financing The Climate Breakdown, Below2C

Our Big Banks Are Financing The Climate Breakdown

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(This post was first published October 11, 2019. It is now updated and republished September 9, 2020.) After decades of ongoing climate talks, in December...
Limiting Beliefs Damage Our Environment, Health and Future, Below2C

Limiting Beliefs Damage Our Environment, Health and Future

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When I jog in my neighborhood and see the little knoll ahead, I often think This is going to be hard. Running begins to feel like...
What Does Food Waste Have To Do With The Climate Crisis

What Does Food Waste Have To Do With The Climate Crisis

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The holiday season is upon us, which means spending time with friends, family, and loved ones. For many, it also means spending a lot...
Is Sustainable Growth an Oxymoron?, boomer warrior

Is Sustainable Growth an Oxymoron?

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We do a lot without thinking, like using GDP growth as a standard of excellence. Most 21st century activity is based on a ‘given’...
Recycling Carbon Pricing Revenues, boomer warrior

Recycling Carbon Pricing Revenues

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This post features excerpts from Choose Wisely, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission report on the options and trade-offs for recycling carbon pricing revenues. It’s an excellent...
Hypocrisy and Obstruction At Climate Talks Ahead of COP27, Below2C

Hypocrisy and Obstruction At Climate Talks Ahead of COP27

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While COP26 in Glasgow achieved small steps, most of the heavy lifting lies ahead for COP27 and well beyond. The hypocrisy and obstruction of...
Climate Activism In A Global Pandemic, Below2C

Climate Activism In A Global Pandemic

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Important connections can be made between the novel Covid 19 pandemic and climate change and doing it in a good way requires nuance and...