The Environmental and Climate Change Debate 

May 19, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY reporting on an event. Trent University, Stohn Hall, Thursday 12/May, 2022 Organized by the Kawartha World Issues Centre, GreenUP, 4RG (For Our Grandchildren), The Federation of Ontario Cottagers, and the Trent Student Environmental Debate Organizing Team Around two dozen in-person listeners and over 220 zoom-viewers attended the event.  […]

Water Rangers: Precious Lakes Need Protecting 

May 17, 2022 greenzine 0

LUKE WILLIAMSON & LARRAINE ROULSTON Test Kits for Kids For testing water quality in our pristine lakes, the organization Water Rangers is introducing its ‘test kits’ to children of all ages to prepare for conducting spring water experiments. Teachers can check out Water Rangers, a Canadian non-profit group that visits […]

Town And Country Meet In The Konbit Urban Farm

May 11, 2022 greenzine 0

CHARMAINE MAGUMBE – The roots of this Urban Farm began with a film festival and a friend. At the 2021 annual Peterborough Reframe Film Festival, I had the privilege and honour of facilitating a Q&A with Shirah Dedman, the producer and director of the film, Follow the Drinking Gourd. This […]

Investing in Hope

April 29, 2022 greenzine 0

TRACEY HAMILTON – I have spent the last few months reading and writing about hope, because I have been feeling somewhat hopeless. There seem to be so many insurmountable obstacles in our way; it feels like we are traveling backwards rather than forwards, as though we have learned nothing along […]

Gramma Learns To Cook – Again

April 24, 2022 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – “I never thought I’d see the day I couldn’t buy carrots at the supermarket!” harrumphed Gramma. “It’s winter. They keep well. They’ve got the Vitamin C we need in winter and at my age, they’ve got Vitamin A for my eyesight.” Cora’s granddaughter, Beth, looked up from […]

Welcome Back to the Greenzine — Online!

April 22, 2022 greenzine 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 […]

Thank-you, Fred Irwin

April 22, 2022 greenzine 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 […]

Is There Any Hope? Mortality and the Climate Crisis

April 21, 2022 greenzine 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 […]

Earth Day Glow Ride

April 20, 2022 greenzine 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 […]

Some Ideas Towards a Localized Economy

April 20, 2022 greenzine 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 […]