Welcome Back to the Greenzine — Online!

April 22, 2022 admin 0

If we can’t imagine the future we want, we won’t be able to create it. EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – We are marking EARTH DAY, 2022 with the relaunch of Peterborough/Nogojiwanong’s GREENZINE magazine – online! The hard copy, paper version of the GREENZINE was available all over the local area for almost 10 years – up until the Covid pandemic sank it. You see, Transition Town Peterborough’s popular little local magazine was supported by the advertising in […]

Thank-you, Fred Irwin

April 22, 2022 admin 0

PETER CURRIER – As the founder and a pivotal sustainer of Transition Town Peterborough (TTP), Fred Irwin has been the leading voice of our vital local chapter of the international Transition Movement for fifteen years. In the face of the current climate crisis, he has worked tirelessly to forge partnerships with local businesses, farms, nonprofit organizations and the municipal government. Fred’s focus on community resilience and local sustainability has been unwavering in pursuing the TTP […]

Is There Any Hope? Mortality and the Climate Crisis

April 21, 2022 admin 0

BILL TEMPLEMAN – Writer Ken Victor has written a moving assessment of our collective response to the climate crisis. He starts from his own palliative care experiences with his grandfather, then his father in palliative care, where there can no longer be any hope. He discovers that the opposite of hope is not hopelessness, but love. Then he applies this insight to humanity’s potential extinction. His essay, The Opposite of Hope Isn’t Hopelessness: Meditations on […]

Earth Day Glow Ride

April 20, 2022 admin 0

One of the most fun things you can do on two wheels Coming to a Neighbourhood Near You the evening of Friday, April 22 MIRIAM (STUCKY) LIBA – The role of the artist / activist / leader is to make revolution irresistible.1 And to me, B!KE’s community Glow Rides (and art, T-shirts, culture and community) are just this kind of attractive, deep FUN. At the last (Solstice) Glow Ride, I got to dress up in […]

Some Ideas Towards a Localized Economy

April 20, 2022 admin 0

CHERYL LYON – We all feel it every day: rising food prices, lower quality goods. Big fossil fuel companies quietly moving to renewables while continuing to pump oceans of oil out of the ground and onto the Market and the air. Corporate greed destroying its own storehouses in Nature. Big Box stores gutting small and medium hometown businesses and downtowns. Let’s face it: the climate crisis is moving us through a big transition on so […]

In The Year 2500

April 18, 2022 admin 0

CHERYL LYON – A recent opinion piece in Global Change Biology has garnered a lot of attention with a compelling and provocative shift of perspective – with pictures – on climate change. We know that the way we humans live on this Earth is changing Earth’s climate and ecosystems in ways that are potentially dangerous and disruptive. But our perspective and our imagination are usually offered timelines that stop at the convenient round number of […]