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Climate Change Impacts Women Disproportionally

Climate Change Impacts Women Disproportionally

In much of the world, women continue to be engaged in their traditional roles as mothers and family caregivers. Climate change impacts women in many ways. Childbearing makes women more vulnerable than men. Women and young girls often spend large parts of their day in the pursuit of fresh drinking water and diminishing food supplies. The following is […]

Eat Less Meat and Save the Planet

Eat Less Meat and Save the Planet

What is the most sensible diet in today’s climate-conscious world? What is the healthiest diet? Most health experts recommend lower meat consumption. Environmentalists would have us all eat less meat and save the planet. The following article by David Suzuki (with contributions from Ian Hanington, Senior Editor, David Suzuki Foundation) highlights the complex relationship of food […]

Standing Shoulder to Shoulder – the Overpopulation Crisis

Standing Shoulder to Shoulder – the Overpopulation Crisis

The problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot continue to be largely ignored in discussions about global climate action.  As a ‘book champion’, ‘campaign activist’ and ‘campaign friend’ of the Global Population Speakout network,  I’m pleased to share the following excerpts and resources showing that we are literally standing shoulder to shoulder in many areas of our world. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Managing Editor, […]

Let’s Talk About the Cow, Pig, Chicken, Sheep in the Room

Let’s Talk About the Cow, Pig, Chicken, Sheep in the Room

Let’s Talk About the Cow, Pig, Chicken, Sheep in the Room deals with the threat that farm animals pose to the environment and to humanity. The fierce competition between species for finite resources such as water and food is highlighted by Ellen Moyer in her article. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor for BoomerWarrior). Image credit: Nate Kitch The […]

Eat Better and Help Save the Planet With Organic

Eat Better and Help Save the Planet With Organic

  Image credit: www.lifehack.org Recent polling indicates that Americans are more worried about chemicals in food than they are about added sugar, saturated fat, and sodium. Accordingly, food companies are removing some of the chemicals that consumers find objectionable, on health or environmental grounds. In another recent example of policy change in response to public sentiment, the […]

How a Changing Climate is Changing our Plates

How a Changing Climate is Changing our Plates

This  post draws from an article from Climate Reality. It deals with how a changing climate is changing our plates. No matter where you live, climate disruption is touching the food we eat. For people living in fragile economies, this is a real concern. Warming oceans off the coast of tropical nations mean fish populations […]

The Myth of Choice: How Junk Food Marketing Targets Kids

The Myth of Choice: How Junk Food Marketing Targets Kids

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 crisis,” says Anne Lappe. BoomerWarrior is pleased to feature this disturbing video about the pervasive influence of food […]

Unacceptable Levels of Chemicals

Unacceptable Levels of Chemicals

In a previous post, Chemicals in our Bodies – A Story you Need to Hear, Lynn Hasselberger identified the extent of chemical contamination in our everyday living. In a review of Unacceptable Levels, produced by filmmaker Ed Brown, Lynn gleaned the following facts: Autism now affects one in 50 children. Cancer is the leading cause […]

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