Enough Already

January 23, 2024 greenzine 0

ALLAN DAVID SMITH-REEVE Our local economy, our local watershed, is our household.In our household there are some with more than enough.In our household there are some with less than enough. In a consumer culture we can forget how to depend on one another. How might we re-imagine our common good?How […]

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 […]

line chart of sea temperature in north atlantic with 2023 data shown in red

A Correction And A Canoe

June 26, 2023 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON The Correction: Wrong Information in a Greenzine article The June 9, 2023 article “Local Living Through the Climate Crisis” stated that Earth “had already passed 1.5⁰C.” Globally, as an average, it has not yet passed that mark. The GREENZINE apologizes. In fact, that global average temperature went beyond […]

Local Living Through The Climate Crisis

June 16, 2023 greenzine 0

Part 3: How to Get to The “Next Economy” EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – Part One of this series delved into the importance of relearning and nurturing a true “sense of place” that can lead to the local knowledge, caring and action needed to re-adapt ourselves and community to worsening climate change. […]

Local Living Through The Climate Crisis

June 9, 2023 greenzine 2

Part 2. The Next Economy EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − In Part One we introduced the notion of ourselves as “children of our geography,” realizing that our lives totally depend on Nature’s “economy” − the ‘community’ of sunlight, water, soil, plant life that supports all life. We introduced the term “localization.” This […]

Homeless & Food Insecure? Signals of the Great Unravelling.

June 3, 2023 greenzine 1

FRED IRWIN “The Great Unraveling” is a phrase used by Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute by which he means how “the growing consequences of the climate and broader ecological emergency are expected to increasingly destabilize societies around the world….“Humanity is approaching a bottleneck, and the only way through […]

Local Living Through The Climate Crisis

June 2, 2023 greenzine 0

Part 1: We Are Children of Our Local Geography EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − You know that feeling, that shimmer of recognition when you’re almost home after being away − rounding a certain bend in the road, catching the sparkle of a lake, a recognizable contour of hills, the roofline of your […]

Encouraging Stuff Behind all the Blah, Blah, Blah

January 7, 2023 greenzine 0

MARILYN FREEMAN − All the COP gatherings produce a lot of hot air and not enough action to mitigate delay on the climate emergency front. Greta Thunberg, world famous youth climate activist, who is not attending COP27 this year summed it perfectly with her “Blah, blah, blah” quote. However, behind […]

Tilting the Landspace: Vertical Farms

October 27, 2022 greenzine 0

MARILYN FREEMAN − I am no farmer. I can barely get veggies to grow in my backyard. But I do read science fiction and have been intrigued by tales of vertical farming in cities. Well, reality is catching up to sci fi. Perhaps the future of farming is where herbs, […]