Coming to Terms with a Wicked Climate

May 9, 2024 greenzine 0

Review: Learning to Die in the Anthropocene Author: Roy Scranton Reviewer: TOM HURLEY Roy Scranton on The Great Anthropocene Dying If, as he says, “Learning to die takes practice,” American author Roy Scranton has failed Training Day many times. As a soldier, he survived roadside bombs and snipers in Baghdad […]

Book Review: Ministry for the Future

February 22, 2023 greenzine 2

Author: Kim Stanley Robinson Reviewer: MARILYN FREEMAN It’s rare that speculative fiction gets a review in a magazine aimed at practically-minded Transitioners, but the novel covers many bases of interest to those who recognize that the Anthropocene has changed climatic systems to the point of trophic catastrophe. This compelling story […]

BOTULF

April 7, 2020 greenzine 0

ROSE BERGERON – Ever since moving to Peterborough in 2000, I have been intrigued by an enigmatic sign reading ‘Botulf’ (Greenzine, 2016) standing by the pedestrian bridge in between No Frills and the Holidays Inn.  What, in 1884, led the Canadian Pacific Railway to choose a name of Norse origins […]

A Travel Tale from a Transitioner’s Family

January 1, 2020 Mark Woolley 0

MARK WOOLLEY – This is a small slice of history from the still remembered past about Peterborough Farmers’ Market. At the time of this family story the farmer’s market was held in Market Hall on George Street Peterborough. On my Mother’s side, I am from settler stock in Northumberland County. […]

About the Greenzine

January 1, 2010 greenzine 0

Acknowledging The Land We respect the sovereignty of the Anishinaabe peoples and communities on whose land our work takes place, Oshkigamong/Curve Lake, Hiawatha, and Alderville. We commit to honouring their laws and values and to learning and reflecting Indigenous Knowledge in the Greenzine. We thank the soil, water and air […]