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The Story of a Plastic Spoon

The Story of a Plastic Spoon

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 hold it in your hand. It’s meant as a spoof on our addiction to plastic. Published […]

Earth Overshoot Day – My Pledges for the Planet

Earth Overshoot Day – My Pledges for the Planet

Humans have now reached Earth Overshoot Day 2016. In less than eight months, we have used more natural resources than the planet is capable of producing during an entire year. For the remainder of 2016, we will be selfishly living on resources rightfully belonging to future generations. “From Monday August 8, we will be living on credit […]

Barack Obama – the Climate President

Barack Obama – the Climate President

This post is reproduced from the Climate Reality Project. I’m a Climate Leader (Chicago2013). The article highlights President Obama’s top five climate accomplishments. Some, including myself, will argue that he could have and should have done a lot more. Nevertheless, he will be remembered as the Climate President. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor for BoomerWarrior). President Obama has […]

Peak Water. Are We Running Out?

Peak Water. Are We Running Out?

There is a lot of water on planet Earth – 326,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons (329 trillion gallons), or 1,260,000,000,000,000,000,000 litres. About 70 percent of the planet is made of oceans and 98 percent of all the water on earth is in the oceans. That’s a lot of water. Only 2 percent of all this water is fresh […]

Is Man The Cruelest Animal?

Is Man The Cruelest Animal?

Friedrich Nietzsche was born in Germany in 1844 and died in 1900. His major works included: The Gay Science (1882), Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883-1885), Beyond Good & Evil (1886), On the Genealogy of Morals (1887). (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier-BoomerWarrior). The “Will to Power” is a prominent concept in the philosophy of Nietzsche. The will to power describes […]

From More to Better

From More to Better

There are repercussions to our current consumer and growth-focused culture. Annie Leonard’s The Story of Stuff project, started five years ago, has awakened millions of people to the dangers of consumerism and the myth of “more is better than less,” a myth propagated by the marketing industry. The Story of Solutions is the newest video from […]

Environmental Challenge Day 6: Waste & YERDLE

Environmental Challenge Day 6: Waste & YERDLE

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 – and why we need to be mindful about many of the things we in […]

Eating with the Environment (and Climate) in Mind: Day 5

Eating with the Environment (and Climate) in Mind: Day 5

On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about what we eat, where it comes from and why we need to be mindful about many of the things we in the developed world often take for granted. Check in with ClimateMama each morning to […]

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