What Has Poverty Got To Do With Climate Change?

February 1, 2014 admin 0

CHERYL LYON – Our economic system creates poverty Our current economy is based on oil (cheap energy), a global market for endless growth and consumption, and maximization of profits at all costs. Huge corporations control all aspects of employment and production, taking locally-generated wealth out of every community every day and sending it to HQs and unknown shareholders, leaving little to re-circulate among smaller local businesses. Government aid to corporations and the price of energy […]

About the Greenzine

January 1, 2010 admin 0

Acknowledging The Land We respect the sovereignty of the Anishinaabe peoples and communities on whose land our work takes place, Curve Lake, Hiawatha, and Alderville. We commit to honouring their laws and values and to learning and reflecting Indigenous Knowledge in the Greenzine. We thank the soil, water and air which sustain us – their inhabitants – from the bacteria and fungi to the mother trees and fauna with whom we share the land. Guiding […]