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Making America Wait Again On Climate

Making America Wait Again On Climate

Writing in theguardian, George Monbiot begins his January 19th article with the phrase “make America wait again”. While he’s actually referring to Donald Trump’s energy policy, the phrase easily applies to climate policy as well. Energy and climate are inextricably interwoven. The burning of fossil fuels is the major cause of spiraling carbon emissions which […]

Ocean Acidification – Slow, Subtle But Deadly

Ocean  Acidification – Slow, Subtle But Deadly

This article deals with the nasty but quiet problem of ocean acidification. 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).  Climate change isn’t the only consequence of carbon pollution from fossil fuels. If driving global temperature rise […]

Unprecedented Climate Mobilization Needed Now

Unprecedented Climate Mobilization Needed Now

Unprecedented Climate Mobilization is the title of a book just released by authors Elizabeth Woodworth and David Ray Griffin. Although I’m pleased with the launch of the pan-Canadian framework for clean growth and climate change, it falls far short of the kind of climate action needed to keep our world habitable for future generations. This book is a […]

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: […]

The Disturbing Climate Alarm Bells of 2016

The Disturbing Climate Alarm Bells of 2016

The popular belief is that if we’re not feeling the change then we’re probably not doing enough. And for the most part, that can easily be said about how humans are dealing with climate change. We are losing ground as disturbing climate alarm bells are going off all around us. Source: Independent, Climate Change: It’s “game over” for […]

Carbon Insanity! Trudeau Now Cheerleader-in-Chief for Oilsands

Carbon Insanity! Trudeau Now Cheerleader-in-Chief for Oilsands

It turns out to be two pipelines — Kinder Morgan and Enbridge Line 3 — and the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) project in BC for a national carbon price. And so, carbon insanity prevails as Trudeau becomes the cheerleader-in-chief of the fossil fuel industry in Canada. Source: Canadian Business, July 21, 2016. In 2012 Trudeau […]

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. […]

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