Farms At Work; Work At Farms

May 10, 2024 greenzine 0

Farms at Work has taken on the challenge. Reflections on a Conversation with Kelly Carmichael from Farms at Work PATRICIA REMY – Grocery prices are up. Covid exposed the gaps in our food supply chain. Citizens are becoming increasingly conscious of the nutritional value of the food they eat. Climate […]

Transportation Design Is Vital Climate Action

May 1, 2024 greenzine 1

The Community “Summit” On Urban Cycling, 24 – 25 April, 2024 EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee (P-BAC) convened a local summit to advocate for and encourage cycling as a legitimate, desirable and increasingly necessary constituent of urban living. (The term “summit” dropped into common usage at the 1955 […]

Housing In Peterborough In Climate Changing Times

January 17, 2024 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – Loss of shelter is a catastrophe. Shelter is one of the foundations of Maslow’s famous hierarchy of human needs that dictate human behaviour. For proof, just look around our community for the “doing whatever it takes” behaviour of the unsheltered to survive outdoors in tents and make-shift […]

Under The Shadow Of The Saw: The Value Of The Catchacoma Forest

December 13, 2023 greenzine 1

PETER CURRIER – Greenzine‘s mission – to localize the climate crisis – is unavoidably interwoven with public procedures and policy. Vested interest, the profit motive, pork-barreling, and the obsession with “growth” are all at odds with our foundational values of social equity, sustainability, resilience, local initiative and a democratic sense […]

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.

Let’s Get Real!

March 10, 2023 greenzine 0

Big Oil, Electric SUVs, Trucks Cars, and Wind Turbines FRED IRWIN – Why do the Big Oil companies openly support the switch to electric SUVs, trucks and cars and to wind turbines? How are these odd bedfellows misleading the general public? In the blink of an eye Big Oil has […]

You Really Oughta Wanna

January 17, 2023 greenzine 0

What is wrong with us? FRED IRWIN – As a global group of nations we should be able to get our act together to reduce GHG emissions. Simply put, we need to modify our collective behaviour. We need to move away from high energy consumption, a habit which has become […]

Take Coffee For Example

January 10, 2023 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – As time has gone by, I have become ever more irked at the suggestion that we as individual consumers can mitigate climate change. First of all, I hate being designated as a “consumer”. Really, this is not how I self-identify. Each one of us is a lot […]