Emergencies Then And Now: Y2k Revisited

September 27, 2023 greenzine 3

Twenty four years ago, the pervasive, all-connecting computer world was not what it is now. As the turn of the millennium year 2000 approached, many, including some programmers, thought that computers might not interpret the numerals 00 as 2000, but as 1900. Apprehension grew that chaos might ensue.

Book Review: Fire Weather

September 23, 2023 greenzine 0

The Making of a Beast Author: John Valliant Reviewer: Marilyn Freeman Forest fires are common in Canada. But what causes an ordinary forest fire to become a fire beast, a monster, a Balrog (fire monster in Lord of the Rings) which defies ‘normal’ behaviour? Fire Weather, The Making of A […]

Students Front and Centre at Recent Peterborough Climate Rally

September 21, 2023 greenzine 1

CHERYL LYON – Fear over a searing, blighted future and a determination to take action brought Peterborough high school students Sunny Woodcroft, Nora McLean and Ruby Leishman to the Climate Rally across from City Hall on an unseasonably hot Friday this past September 15th. They were among some 200 protesters […]

HIPPO Hypothesises

September 20, 2023 greenzine 1

translated from the Hippo by PATRICIA REMY So I am wallowing in my pond again. As I’ve said, I lead a comfortable life. Food is no problem; here at the zoo I get regular, healthy meals. Company is a bit sparse; there are only two other females in my school […]

Kawartha Loon Recall

September 16, 2023 greenzine 0

Recall Notice Exchange For Canadian Dollars Final Day October 13, 2023 at Peterborough Community Savings (Alterna) 167 Brock St.  Downtown Peterborough No service Fee The Kawartha Loon was introduced in 2013 in five denominations including the 1KL as shown plus a 2.50KL ,5KL,10KL and 20KL as a legal complementary currency […]