RobinX, RobinY

June 30, 2022 greenzine 0

A conversation overheard PATRICIA REMY “The human was cleaning up the fallen branches from the Big Storm. I saw her stop and look down. She seemed sad,” chirped RobinX. “Do humans get sad?,” cheeped RobinY. “Well, she looked it,” chirped RobinX. “How does a human look sad?” cheeped RobinY. “You […]

Is Climate Change Not an Emergency?

June 30, 2022 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – No. It is not. Not in the sense we are accustomed to. The emergency is in the very meaning and experience of change. Change is changing. The planet’s evolution to this point has gone through catastrophic upheavals. Some occurred within a relatively short period of time. Some […]

The Economic Impact Of Local Food

June 28, 2022 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON interviews KATARINA LAAKMANN “To create a community that you enjoy living in.” With this simple phrase Trent grad Katarina Laakmann captured the essential goal of every climate crisis solution. Laakmann recently completed her Trent Centre for Community Research-project, commissioned by Transition Town Peterborough. She kindly sat down for […]

Getting The P*ss Out! A Novel Business Opportunity

June 23, 2022 greenzine 0

RAUL PELLINGER – Visitors to Peterborough this year may notice that things have changed a bit here … at least when they go to the loo! Washrooms at City Hall and the County building and most local hotels and restaurants have installed new urine-separating toilets. The washrooms themselves don’t look […]

Climate Crunch

June 17, 2022 greenzine 0

PETER CURRIER – A Fictitious Interview: Part 1LIFESTYLE CHOICES After their initial pleasantries, we tune in to this fictitious interview between George Guessworthy of Climate Crunch and a local builder, Clive Mason. Climate Crunch’s main concern is that even those who are fully aware of planetary precarity can’t accept the […]

Once Upon A Time… In 2023…

June 16, 2022 greenzine 0

…there were local folk who woke up to the seriousness of the climate crisis. CHERYL LYON – Now, in 2038, they are being honoured as heroes with the UN Liveable Cities Award for their work done to re-imagine the City and County, once both named Peterborough. (Did receiving a UN […]

The Storm, The Community and The Climate Crisis

May 26, 2022 greenzine 1

CHERYL LYON − Like it or not, the destructive derecho storm that walloped the Peterborough area on 21 May 2022 is a valuable messenger from our near future. The crashing trees foretell other kinds of crashes to come and should snap our heads up, yet again, to pay attention to […]