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“Words, words, words, I’m so sick of words.” That’s how Eliza Doolittle expresses her frustration in My Fair Lady, and it expresses perfectly my frustration at our government’s promises with regard to climate change action. It’s all words and no action. In My Fair Lady, Eliza has spent months cooped up with Professor Henry Higgins … Read more…

We can reduce our personal greenhouse gases

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This article appeared recently in the Peterborough Examiner. It points out that as individuals, our primary influence is over the almost 70 per cent of greenhouse gases that come from just residential heating and transportation, mostly automotive. It gives many suggestions how we, as individuals, can reduce these emissions by our own actions. Some of … Read more…

Communicating about Climate Change

I think of For Our Grandchildren’s mission as to Inform, Motivate, and Mobilize people to take action to combat climate change. It’s most important to talk to people who don’t yet understand that there is a problem and that there is something we can do about it. We frequently fall into the trap of talking … Read more…

Environmental Watchdogs

Environmental groups call on Canadian government to ensure oil and gas companies reduce their carbon emissions, just like everyone else The federal government must immediately close loopholes and rein in carbon emissions from oil and gas companies, say a broad cross- section of Canada’s major environmental groups. “True leadership in 2018 means having the courage … Read more…