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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming to a Place Near You

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Coming to a Place Near You

The province of Ontario is fast emerging as the leader in the transition to a low-carbon economy in North America. Ontario has recently launched its Climate Action Plan — a five-year plan to fight climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and speedily transition to a low-carbon economy. And the development of a network of electric vehicle charging stations is a key […]

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 […]

Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower – Myth or Reality?

Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower – Myth or Reality?

In her most recent post, Ellen Moyer explores the pitfalls of Biomass, Biofuel, Bioenergy, Biopower as an alternative to the carbon-spewing energy we have used since the industrial revolution. Image: natura2 jpg, www.networkpellet.com Climate change is telling us to stop pitching pollution into the atmosphere – in much the same way that the bubonic plague taught […]

The Ten Hottest Years Ever

The Ten Hottest Years Ever

This article is cross-posted from the ClimateMama website managed by Harriet Shugarman. It was written by Laura Faye Tenenbaum who is a science communicator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. Laura looks back at each of the ten hottest years ever recorded providing us with a glimpse of each specific year’s top events. (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor of BoomerWarrior).  […]

On the Cusp of the Third Industrial Revolution

On the Cusp of the Third Industrial Revolution

Jeremy Rifkin’s book, The Third Industrial Revolution, has provided the inspiration for this post. The premise of Rifkin’s book is that fundamental economic change occurs when new communication technologies converge with new energy regimes. “The industrial revolution powered by oil and other fossil fuels is spiraling into a dangerous endgame,” says Rifkin. “Many people have simply not come […]

Solar Roadways Coming Soon

Solar Roadways Coming Soon

I’ve just recently heard of “solar roadways”. My first reaction was quite skeptical. “Another unworkable concept,” I thought. Perhaps not so nonsensical after all. Solar roadways coming soon to a place near you? Count on it. Wikipedia describes solar roadways this way: A solar roadway is a road surface that generates electricity by collecting solar power with […]

Have You Got 4 Minutes?

Have You Got 4 Minutes?

If you have 4 minutes, you can get the history of the modern world presented to you by Hans Rosling’s YouTube statistical show. He uses holographic infographics to illustrate the “the story of the world” in 200 countries over 200 years using 120,000 numbers – in just 4 minutes. Plotting life expectancy against income for […]

Our Techno-Fetish. Will it Destroy Us?

Our Techno-Fetish. Will it Destroy Us?

Michael Murphy is a regular columnist on BoomerWarrior. In this article, he raises fundamental and essential questions about the role of humanity on Planet Earth (Editor ~ RMontpellier). The excitement is spreading. Scientists are moving closer to an achievement once only dreamt of in science fiction. In not too many years, these experts may revive […]

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