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Dirty Little Secrets of Clean Coal

Dirty Little Secrets of Clean Coal

There is no such thing as clean coal. This post, originally published in the Climate Reality blog, exposes coal’s dirty little secrets. I’m a Climate Reality leader (Chicago2013). I’m pleased to reproduce this post which is a Climate Reality resource. (Rolly Montpellier~Editor for BoomerWarrior). You know what unicorns, the tooth fairy, and clean coal all have in […]

Climate Change is Destroying Our Planet

Climate Change is Destroying Our Planet

Earth is warming at an unprecedented pace. Climate change is destroying our planet. And the evidence is all around us. In spite of the media’s sparse coverage of global warming, we are confronted daily with cursory reports about extreme weather events, dying coral reefs, the Zika virus, climate refugees, floods, wildfires, droughts, disappearing Arctic ice and […]

Climate Truth Will Transform You

Climate Truth Will Transform You

Once you know the truth about something, you can no longer ignore it. Truth transforms. And climate truth will transform you. When you accept the science of climate change and the dire consequences of inaction, you will be compelled to act. Credit: The Climate Mobilization Margaret Salamon Klein is a clinical psychologist turned climate activist. She […]

The Slow Death of Big Coal

The Slow Death of Big Coal

This post is a collection of excerpts and quotes, plus my editorial comments, illustrating the slow death of Big Coal across the globe. We are entering the post-Paris era, a time ripe with opportunities for environmentalists and climate activists to reinforce the efforts of their governments world-wide to accelerate climate actions. This is the moment we’ve been waiting for. Let’s […]

Moral Responsibility, Moral Obligation, Moral Mobilization

Moral Responsibility, Moral Obligation, Moral Mobilization

Passivity, in a time of crisis, is complicity. It is a moral failure. Crises demand that we actively engage; that we rise to the challenge; that we do our best…Climate change is a crisis, and it requires a crisis response ~ Margaret Klein Salamon This post follows two previous articles by Margaret Klein Salamon: The Most […]

This Time Is Different – the Road to Paris

This Time Is Different – the Road to Paris

As a Climate Reality Leader (Chicago 2013), I’m pleased to feature excerpts from the Halftime on the Road to Paris post from the Climate Reality site. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor, BoomerWarrior.Org). One hundred and ninety-five. That’s how many countries are involved in negotiating a global agreement to reduce carbon emissions at the UN talks coming up in […]

Summer of 2015 – Moving the Needle on Climate Action

Summer of 2015 – Moving the Needle on Climate Action

This article is cross-posted (with permission) from Desmog Canada. Rolly Montpellier ~ BoomerWarrior Managing Editor). Smokey haze, intense heat, encampments of evacuated residents next to the highway: these were the conditions that greeted Renee Lertzman when she recently drove through Oregon. It’s no wonder why the environmental psychology researcher and professor resorts to the term “apocalyptic” […]

Canada Must Listen to Pope Francis

Canada Must Listen to Pope Francis

This post is a reproduction of Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s Media Packet in response to the recent Pope Francis encyclical “On Care For Our Common Home”. (Rolly Montpellier ~Editor for BoomerWarrior.Org). Inspired by Pope Francis’ challenge to care for creation and protect the poor, Conservatives, New Democrats, Liberals and Greens should come together on legislation that provides a market-based solution […]

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