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Should Canada Trump Its Carbon Reduction Plan?

Should Canada Trump Its Carbon Reduction Plan?

The election of Donald Trump and a climate-denial administration is worrisome for the climate movement and the future of the Paris Agreement. Given that Trump vows to reverse President Obama’s climate actions, should Canada pull back on its carbon reduction plan? This article consists of excerpts from the Citizens’ Climate Lobby editorial packet of January […]

Top Five Posts of 2016 on BoomerWarrior

Top Five Posts of 2016 on BoomerWarrior

As 2016 comes to a close, I wish to express my gratitude to BoomerWarrior readers and followers. All of you have shown support in a number of ways: comments & responses to articles, on social media — Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin — or by signing up for the Newsletter. Following are the top five posts of 2016 which […]

Unsettling and Ominous – Climate Alarm Bells

Unsettling and Ominous – Climate Alarm Bells

Climate alarm bells should be going off in every country, every city, every household. We are losing ground as we struggle to fight climate change and global warming. The climate action trends witnessed in 2016 are both unsettling and ominous. Without heroic — but improbable — efforts, the 2 °C world is but magical thinking. Source: Independent: Climate Change: […]

Message to Brad Wall – Border Tax Adjustments Are the Solution

Message to Brad Wall – Border Tax Adjustments Are the Solution

Following the recent First Ministers’ Meeting and the launch of Canada’s climate action plan, Citizens’ Climate Lobby, led by National Director Cathy Orlando, issued this Media Release on December 12. (Source: CCL Canada Website).  On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Pan-Canadian Plan on Clean Growth and  Climate was signed by all Premiers at the First Minister’s Meeting (FMM) except […]

The Artful Deception of Climate Consultation

The Artful Deception of Climate Consultation

I’m pleased to welcome Monica Woodley, an ordinary citizen (like millions of us), who has been inspired by her grandchildren to become a climate warrior. I spoke with Monica on the phone recently. We agreed that our current government under the leadership of Justin Trudeau has made a mockery of the democratic practice of consultation, reducing it […]

Climate Facts You May Not Know

Climate Facts You May Not Know

This article lists climate facts you may not know. It was originally published on the Climate Reality site. As a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013), I’m pleased to feature Climate Reality resources on BoomerWarrior.  (Rolly Montpellier~Managing Editor).  What you don’t know about the climate crisis – and its solutions – may come as a bit of a […]

If You’re In A Hole, Just Stop Digging

If You’re In A Hole, Just Stop Digging

If you’re in a hole, stop digging, is the phrase that best summarizes the ominous message of The Sky’s Limit, the Oil Change International (OIC) report released in September. I, and dozens of Citizens’ Climate Lobby colleagues, will convey that same message to Members of Parliament and Senators when we lobby on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in the coming days. […]

Kinder Morgan Is Litmus Test of Trudeau Climate Leadership

Kinder Morgan Is Litmus Test of Trudeau Climate Leadership

During the last week, thousands of Canadians attended more than 50 vigils organized by 350.Org (Canada) and local community organizers to protest against the approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Daniel Caley-Daoust of Council of Canadians was the coordinator and local organizer for the Ottawa event. I attended the Ottawa vigil where I spoke on behalf […]

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