The fossil-fuel divestment movement is gaining momentum as people around the globe are waking up to the reality that climate change is upon us. It is not something that will happen in the distant future as we thought a few...
Cameron Fenton is the Canadian Tar Sands Organizer with 350.org. and a regular contributor to BoomerWarrior (Managing Editor: Rolly Montpellier) This week, the cover of the Economist proclaimed “the fall in the price of oil and gas provides a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fix bad energy...
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...
The British Columbia Carbon Tax has been hailed as an environmental and economic success by the Pembina Institute. The material in this blog post has been sourced entirely from the Pembina Institute Backgrounder on the BC Carbon Tax. (Managing Editor~Rolly Montpellier). The BC...
It was five years ago that I sent out this heartfelt request to all the women who were going to attend the Copenhagen climate talks. Today, I send it again, to all the women, mothers, daughters, sisters, aunts, nieces...
This initiative is being led by The Story of Stuff Project. BoomerWarrior has collaborated on many occasions with The Story of Stuff and I’m pleased to do so again. The drive to put a price on carbon has been...
This blog post is a follow-up to a recent letter campaign I undertook with a group of CEOs in the Canadian Oil Industry. The title of this piece, Oil Industry CEOs MIA on Climate is the product of this letter...
There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. According to Joseph Stiglitz, the world-renowned global economist and Columbia University professor, putting a price on carbon is...
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,...
The Death of the Tar Sands - When one looks at the history of the Tar Sands and the Harper Government's energy strategy for Canada (focused almost entirely on the expansion of fossil fuels) the Death of the Tar...