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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Shift in Conversation: From Fossil Fuels to Renewables

The Shift in Conversation: From Fossil Fuels to Renewables

The following article (by David Suzuki, entitled Energy Shift Requires Shift in Conversation) has been circulated by email by the David Suzuki Foundation. “Where is the political leadership and will to confront climate change?” asks Suzuki. I’m pleased to publish it on BoomerWarrior. (Rolly Montpellier, Managing Editor). Abundant, cheap fossil fuels have driven explosive technological, […]

Your Water Footprint

Your Water Footprint

Most of us are not aware of the enormous amounts of hidden water we consume every day. In his new book, Your Water Footprint, Stephen Leahy reveals the “shocking facts about how much water we use to make everyday products.” The launch of Your Water Footprint is September 9. I’m pleased to feature this short preview complete with […]

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 […]

Water – The Covenant

Water – The Covenant

BoomerWarrior will be focusing its content on water in the coming weeks and months. Although part of the complex climate change dynamic, the spectacular depletion of the globe’s most important resource has gone on largely unnoticed and mostly ignored. This video of a lecture from 2008 by Maude Barlow, the undisputed ‘WaterWarrior’, must be viewed by all […]

Time to Take Back the Tap

Time to Take Back the Tap

Annie Leonard of The Story of Stuff is mounting a campaign to stop water bottling companies from using national parks to market and sell their environmentally unfriendly bottled products. BoomerWarrior has supported The Story of Stuff in its many initiatives about how we consume products and accumulate too much stuff. (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier) By […]

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