88 Months: Municipal Councils’ Climate Change Challenge

September 6, 2022 admin 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – Our place. Not just where we’re from but where we live. Indigenous peoples know the consequences of being torn away from their places or having them destroyed. Climate change in this area may not uproot us in that profound way but it will radically alter our “sense of place.” We can prepare for that. The upcoming municipal elections 24 October are one way to start. Nature is the great shaper of both […]

Is Climate Change Not an Emergency?

June 30, 2022 admin 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – No. It is not. Not in the sense we are accustomed to. The emergency is in the very meaning and experience of change. Change is changing. The planet’s evolution to this point has gone through catastrophic upheavals. Some occurred within a relatively short period of time. Some were sudden. Others took place over tens and hundreds of millions of years. Most, with the exception of the last ice age, happened long before […]

Adequately Accounting for the Climate Crisis in our Community

June 13, 2022 admin 0

CHERYL LYON – The climate emergency is here, right now, in this place “at the end of the rapids” (Peterborough City) and in all the land around it – the three First Nation Communities and the six townships of Peterborough County. Two other things are also upon us: the Provincial election and Municipal elections in the fall. How seriously did voters really pay attention to the Climate Crisis in the recent election? Taking it seriously […]

Welcome Back to the Greenzine — Online!

April 22, 2022 admin 1

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 […]