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Overpopulation: One Human Race Living On One Planet

Overpopulation: One Human Race Living On One Planet

We are one human race, rapidly expanding, living on a finite planet. We continue to ignore the problems of overpopulation, overdevelopment and overshoot at our own peril.  As a ‘book champion’, ‘campaign activist’ and ‘campaign friend’ of the Global Population Speakout network, I’m pleased to share these excerpts and resources.  The following article is reproduced from the foreword of Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot […]

Climate Change – the Medical Emergency

Climate Change – the Medical Emergency

In 2008, poor air quality alone, including from oil and gas production, cost Canada about $8-billion, according to a report by the Canadian Medical Association. By 2031, those costs are expected to rise to $250-billion….almost 90,000 people will have died from the acute effects of air pollution,” the CMA said. (Source: The Globe and Mail). The […]

The Top Five BoomerWarrior Posts of 2014

The Top Five BoomerWarrior Posts of 2014

It’s 3:23 in the morning, and I’m awake because my great, great, grandchildren won’t let me sleep. My great, great, grandchildren ask me in dreams What did you do, while the planet was plundered? What did you do, when the earth was unraveling? Surely you did something when the seasons started failing as the mammals, reptiles and […]

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 […]

Looking Ahead – The Next Four Decades

Looking Ahead – The Next Four Decades

In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking the world.” This post is adapted from the original article which is at grandparentsforthefuture. (Editor: Rolly […]

The Seventh Billion Human

The Seventh Billion Human

Sometime in 2011, our species reached 7 billion. This far exceeds the carrying capacity of our planet. Yet few of us are willing to contemplate the notion of population control. The best way – indeed the only way – to deal with problems of climate change, environmental pollution, water shortages and depletion of resources is […]

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 […]

Fun With Statistics – The Population Explosion

Fun With Statistics – The Population Explosion

Excerpt from “The Joy of Statistics” documentary. Watch social populations from across the globe race from the backwoods of history, through time to the current day…and see how China…is moving in ways you’d never expect. To view the video, click on caption in photo. In this video, Hans Rosling shows the correlation between health (life […]

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