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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 […]

Top Solar Energy Myths

Top Solar Energy Myths

More energy from the sun falls on the earth in one hour than is used by everyone in the world in one year. And yet, solar energy myths continue to plague the public at large. The following post is reproduced from the Climate Reality site. I’m a Climate Reality leader from the Chicago2013 class. (Rolly […]

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 […]

Is COP21 a Culmination or Just a New Starting Point?

Is COP21 a Culmination or Just a New Starting Point?

Is COP21 the finish line of a long and tedious process of climate talks which has lasted over two decades? Is it the culmination of negotiations that will finally give the world the robust climate agreement that will limit global warming to less than 2°C. Or is a just a new starting point? China’s Xi Jinping, at #COP21 Paris climate […]

We Need to Pull a Reverse Harper

We Need to Pull a Reverse Harper

Reversing the damage done to Canada’s environmental reputation will not happen overnight. After nearly a decade of Stephen Harper’s abysmal environmental record at home and a shameful performance at international climate talks, the restoration of Canada as an environmental leader could take decades. We need to pull a reverse Harper. (Rolly Montpellier, Editor for BoomerWarrior). […]

We Need a Global Environmental Restoration Project

We Need a Global Environmental Restoration Project

I’m pleased to welcome Bru Pearce as a contributor to BoomerWarrior. Bru is the co-founder of Envisionation, a climate change messaging and solutions website based in the UK. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior). There is a lot of concern about loss of biodiversity but very little is said about the loss of total biomass (the sum […]

This Time Is Different – the Road to Paris

This Time Is Different – the Road to Paris

As a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago 2013), I’m pleased to feature excerpts from the Halftime on the Road to Paris post from the Climate Reality site. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior.Org). One hundred and ninety-five. That’s how many countries are involved in negotiating a global agreement to reduce carbon emissions at the UN talks coming up in […]

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