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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 […]

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 Inescapable Costs of Climate Change

The Inescapable Costs of Climate Change

I’m pleased to add Clare Demerse as a contributor to BoomerWarrior.Org. In this first article Clare explores the inescapable costs of climate change. She wonders if Canada should avoid the potential impact of taking a leadership role on carbon pricing ahead of the United States. (Rolly Montpellier~Editor for BoomerWarrior). With climate skeptic Donald Trump moving into the White House […]

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 […]

Now in the Era of Climate Consequences

Now in the Era of Climate Consequences

Our planet has entered a new era. The era of climate consequences is upon us. Climate-related events and extreme weather are dominating the news. The impacts of global warming are all around us – droughts, wildfires, floods, melting ice, rising sea levels, natural disasters. The landscape is irreversibly changing. Droughts: India endures the effects of one of the […]

A People’s Climate Plan for All Canadians

A People’s Climate Plan for All Canadians

I’m working to hold my Member of Parliament and our government accountable to the people. We Canadians want a people’s climate plan — crafted and supported by us, the citizens and voters —  and not a plan that yields to fossil fuel sector lobbyists and CEOs. The Trudeau government will put forward a new national climate […]

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 […]

The Path to a National Climate and Clean Energy Plan

The Path to a National Climate and Clean Energy Plan

The path to Canada’s first national climate framework and clean energy program will not be straightforward or easy. It promises to be convoluted and full of twists and turns as the provinces and Ottawa attempt to define the steps required to transition to a clean energy economy and fulfill Canada’s Paris commitments for lower emissions. A federal […]

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