Wicked Problems and Wild Ideas

January 1, 2023 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − At the beginning of a new year, there’s lots of talk about “the future,” especially these days as the climate crisis deepens. The Greenzine offers lots of thought about both the climate and the future. We hope we are stimulating imagination into action. But does imagining get […]

A Season For Green Dreaming

December 31, 2022 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − The growing darkness of December, the seasonal hope for a better world symbolized by gifts and stars, candles that never go out and trees that are ever green − this is the time for dreaming. In her book Crip Kinship, disability justice activist Shadya Kafai writes “dreaming […]

The Fusion Flap – And BTW: It’s Not Just About Energy

December 17, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – A mini-sun in every town. And no radioactive waste. We’ve been hearing about it for about a week now (The official announcement was made on December 13, 2022). The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory managed to propagate a nuclear fusion reaction which elicited net energy for the first […]

Greenzine New Look

December 15, 2022 greenzine 0

A FEW IMPROVEMENTS TO OUR WEBSITE EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − When you clicked on the Greenzine this time, you see a slightly different look to presenting our content. We trust our new categories will be helpful. There are now seven subject categories across the’ black banner’: Energy, Environment, Economy, Equity, Community, […]

IMHO

October 31, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – Two terms these days make me froth at the mouth. One is “a wake-up call”.The other is “the political will”. How many frackin’ wake-up calls does it take for Pete’s sake? And “the political will”? How can it be focused to take on the strictures which will […]

Municipal Elections Matter in the Climate Crisis

October 22, 2022 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − Climate change is not something “out there” somewhere else. Its catastrophic impacts are already being experienced, locally – in the city, on farms, in our homes, our economy and our bodies and minds. It should be next municipal Councils’ No. 1 priority from which all the rest […]

88 Months: Municipal Councils’ Climate Change Challenge

September 6, 2022 greenzine 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 […]

Contemplating the Human Future

September 1, 2022 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – We are getting more and more climate scenarios of “bad-to-worse” and even human extinction. Humans (and possibly other sentient beings) feel fear, anxiety and despair over how very difficult things can become. How to be? What to do? The long view We consider our societies “civilized.” Successive […]