This post is largely inspired by A Short History of Progress authored by Ronald Wright. The title of the article, The Illusion of Progress is a recurring theme well documented by Wright. (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier – BoomerWarrior) The Illusion...
The timeline for climate action is compressing. There are only 11 years and 3 months and 12 days before the start of 2030, the target date set in the Paris Agreement for signatories to reach their emission-targets. And yet...
From the Climate Reality Project   The science is settled: Man-made carbon pollution is to blame for the climate crisis. But Big Oil and Big Coal are spending big money to spread lies about climate science. This month, The Climate Reality Project plans to destroy persistent...
The United Nations climate talks in Warsaw (Poland) have ended. Environmental groups and country representatives say little has been achieved, with a strong divide between developed and developing nations preventing any meaningful agreement. From the very first day of the meetings which...
As COP23 winds down, delegates have repeatedly heard arguments that more ambition is required to put the 2015 Paris Agreement into action. UN secretary general Antonio Guterres, while referring to the $825 billion invested in fossil fuels in 2016,...
I'm a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago2013). As I reflect on the success of the thousands of events which happened around the globe on the weekend that preceded the start of the COP21 climate talks, I'm pleased to feature this...
On Monday, November 26, the 18th round of negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change will begin in Doha, Qatar. Just another step in decades of climate diplomacy. The following video will allow you to review the history of...
Driven by the burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil, our world is getting warmer and warmer – and real people’s lives are in danger. But not just from the searing heat, violent storms, and rising seas most...
I'm pleased to welcome Dorsi Diaz as a guest blogger on BoomerWarrior. Dorsi is a Writer, a Climate Change Activist and an Art Educator. She writes at HubPages and is also the climate change reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. Dorsi is an...
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.” – James Branch Cabell Though I fall in neither group, that favorite quote comes to mind whenever I watch the...