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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 […]

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, […]

Lord Man – The Call of More

Lord Man – The Call of More

I worry that one of the leading causes of global warming, the world’s exploding population, was largely ignored at the recent climate talks leading up to the Paris Agreement. World leaders seem oblivious to this problem preferring instead to focus on the economic growth and development required to support ever-increasing numbers of people.  In the coming months, I […]

The Illusion of Progress

The Illusion of Progress

This post is largely inspired by A Short History of Progress authored by Ronald Wright. The title of the article, The Illusion of Progress is a recurring theme well documented by Wright. (Editor ~ Rolly Montpellier – BoomerWarrior) If we see clearly who we are and what we have done, we can recognize human behaviour […]

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 […]

G8 – Wake the f*#k Up!

G8 – Wake the f*#k Up!

Group of Eight, is an assembly of world leaders who meet annually to discuss global issues. Each year, the G8 holds a Leaders’ Summit, in which Heads of State and Government of member countries meet to discuss and attempt to reconcile global issues. Although the G8 is best known for its annual summits, it works […]

The Ups and Downs of Globalization

The Ups and Downs of Globalization

Though I fall in neither group, that favorite quote comes to mind whenever I watch the first of two videos I am about to link with. It also comes to mind when I look at the incredible, towering wave of new climate change information that seems poised to break over us about now. More on […]

World Balance Sheet

World Balance Sheet

I am pleased to welcome Lee Norton, a new Blogger on BoomerWarrior. Lee is a presenter for The Climate Project – Canada. He has given over 75 presentations to more than 8,000 people (Editor of BoomerWarrior). Years ago (1971) Paul Ehrlich worked out the formula               I = P x A x […]

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