Dana Jordan

Making Sense Of Peterborough’s Climate Emergency Declaration

January 6, 2020 greenzine 0

BILL EEKHOF – Peterborough high school student Dana Jordan believes meaningful action is needed to address the climate crisis. So, she wants to pursue a career in science, politics or law to further climate action efforts. “I am very worried about climate change,” Jordan admits, “but as (Swedish climate activist) […]

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. […]

Whale Net and Knife: An Economic Meditation

December 1, 2019 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – Dr. Jon Lien PhD, known in Newfoundland as “the Whale Man,” has personally rescued some 500 whales from fishing nets. His methods spread worldwide to save thousands more whales. Most of us likely see this as a heroic act of a human person deeply connected to Nature. […]

You Can Grow Food Anywhere

November 1, 2019 greenzine 0

CORINNE MINTZ – In my life I have had many gardens, in many varying circumstances and conditions.  I have carved out a small patch of earth for a garden by the side of the Pacific Ocean on Vancouver Island.  I have worked on organic herb and vegetable farms.  I have […]

Who Cares About the Climate Crisis? – Kids

October 1, 2019 greenzine 0

Kids care about the climate crisis MALAIKA COLLETTE – My name is Abby Conrad and I am 16 years old. I am a grade 11 student at Adam Scott CVI, and I’ve only really become involved in activism during the past year of my life. My story is becoming more […]

The Doleful and The Soulful

August 1, 2019 greenzine 0

PETER CURRIER The Doleful Picture Oil Work:  One barrel of oil does the work of 12 1/2 years of human labour. Imagine pushing your car up Armour Hill to the Peterborough Museum. You’d need ropes, a dozen strong people, a good hour, and an ice-free road. Now estimate how few […]

All Land Is Sacred 2

July 17, 2019 greenzine 0

ANNE TAYLOR – According to ALL First Nations on Turtle Island, ALL LAND IS SACRED. We do not consider that places are more sacred than others. All land must be treated with the greatest respect and honour. First Nations work with proponents every day to protect burials, ceremonial sites, petroglyphs […]

Drawdown

April 4, 2019 greenzine 0

The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming Editor: Paul Hawken This is the Greenzine‘s featured book for the second quarter of 2019. It’s amazing and encouraging that it made its way onto the New York Times bestseller listIt is an exhaustive and inspiring compendium of strategies and […]

Loving Life on the Land

April 1, 2019 greenzine 0

AlDEN MCRAE – As we move into the uncertain age of climate change, it’s a natural reaction to feel a certain amount of guilt from our human role in this new reality. It’s important not to turn away from nature, though. Now, more than ever, is the time to strengthen […]