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The War on Knowledge by Stephen Harper's Conservatives

This post is largely inspired by Chris Turner's 2013 book, The War on Science: Muzzled Scientists and Wilful Blindness in Stephen Harper's Canada. Turner...
COP19 Climate Change

In Denial in Warsaw

The headline in the Irish Times reads Warsaw climate talks in disarray after group walk-out. A group of 130 developing countries has threatened to walk away of talks...

Colorado is Burning – War Footing Needed

The imagery is powerful and symbolic. High-tech war weapons, including Blackhawk helicopters, fight Colorado’s Black Forest fire, now acknowledged as the greatest natural disaster in...
Why you should care about going green, even if you don’t care about the planet.

Reduce, Reuse, Recession…. a warning!

Editorial Comment: In this article, Mike Nickerson makes the point that of the three Rs,  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, only the recycling has really...
You Are Better Off Investing in Sustainability Than Stocks

Transforming Our Culture Toward Sustainability

This article is one of an eleven part series on Shifting Society's Goals.  The human presence has grown to where we are stretching planetary limits....
Death of the Tar Sands boomerwarrior.org

The Death of the Tar Sands

The Death of the Tar Sands - When one looks at the history of the Tar Sands and the Harper Government's energy strategy for...
Franke James, Free Expression at Risk in Canada

Free Expression is at Risk in Canada

The suppression of information and the freedom of expression has become the hallmark of the Stephen Harper Conservatives. The War on Knowledge on BoomerWarrior...
Massive Gap Between Canada's Emissions Projections And Paris Targets, Below2C

Massive Gap Between Canada’s Emissions Projections And Paris Targets

Canada and the other signatories to the Paris Accord have committed to keeping the warming of the planet below 2 degrees Celsius. But now,...
Why Canada's Climate Plan Can't Be Traded For Kinder Morgan, Below2C

Why Canada’s Climate Plan Can’t Be Traded For Kinder Morgan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said repeatedly that his climate plan will eventually wean Canada off its dependence on fossil fuels. But first we...
The Power of Climate Truth, Below2C

The Power of Climate Truth

Margaret Klein Salamon of The Climate Mobilization believes that “the climate movement’s greatest and most underutilized strategic asset is climate truth: we are now...