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.

Why Does The Greenzine Have A Spirituality Category?

August 8, 2023 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – It’s because without “a fire burning within us,” we despair. The energy, passion and urgency that ignites action on the climate crisis tragedy will not come from the passivity of despair or giving up. When your house is burning, it’s impossible to remain passive. And since there’s […]

Local Living Through The Climate Crisis

June 16, 2023 greenzine 0

Part 3: How to Get to The “Next Economy” EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – Part One of this series delved into the importance of relearning and nurturing a true “sense of place” that can lead to the local knowledge, caring and action needed to re-adapt ourselves and community to worsening climate change. […]

Local Living Through The Climate Crisis

June 9, 2023 greenzine 2

Part 2. The Next Economy EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − In Part One we introduced the notion of ourselves as “children of our geography,” realizing that our lives totally depend on Nature’s “economy” − the ‘community’ of sunlight, water, soil, plant life that supports all life. We introduced the term “localization.” This […]

Local Living Through The Climate Crisis

June 2, 2023 greenzine 0

Part 1: We Are Children of Our Local Geography EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − You know that feeling, that shimmer of recognition when you’re almost home after being away − rounding a certain bend in the road, catching the sparkle of a lake, a recognizable contour of hills, the roofline of your […]

The Green “Red Line”

February 21, 2023 greenzine 0

EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – Good old Greenpeace! Still hanging in there with the unpopular positions. While the Green Parties of Europe have all gone nuke and affirmed nuclear energy as carbon-free, Greenpeace doggedly reminds the world of some inconvenient truths. Resorting to nuclear power is the red line in the sand […]