4RG Meets

Carbon Capture: The Solution to Climate Change? – Stephen Bocking – (Feb 13, 2023)

Stephen Bocking, professor at the Trent School of the Environment, explores the issue of Carbon Capture.  How much is environmental and how much is political?  We are hearing more and more about carbon capture in the media – is it part of the solution?  Watch the recording of this 4RG Meets to find out. See … Read more

Reflections on the COP 15 UN Biodiversity Conference: Land, Power, Mythologies and Love – Kaia Douglas (Jan 9, 2023)

Biodiversity and climate change are intricately intertwined.  Activist Kaia Douglas reflects upon her December 2022 experiences at the COP 15 UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal. View the recording of this presentation HERE. Below are some links to summaries, documents, petitions, and additional information relating to COP 15 Environmental Defence: Statement on the final outcome Podcast: … Read more

Finding The Balance With Low Waste Living – Elsbeth Callaghan (Dec 12, 2022)

Elsbeth Callaghan is the producer and host of the Practical(ly) Zero Waste podcast, and the manager of Sustain Ecostore in Peterborough.  She has been living a low waste lifestyle since 2016 and now has two kids and a husband living it along with her.  Over the years she and her family have found a balance … Read more

Climate Change is Affecting Your Health – Dr. Thomas Piggott & Drew Monkman (Nov 14, 2022)

  Click below to view the recording. This joint production between For Our Grandchildren and Peterborough Public Health features Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Thomas Piggott, and Local naturalist and author Drew Monkman.  Dr. Piggot assesses the health impacts of climate change on our physical and mental health, while Drew focuses on the effects on … Read more

Clean Energy for Home Owners – Jean-Pierre Pawliw (Oct 3, 2022)

Amid a backdrop of rising concern for climate change and energy security, professional engineer and electrician Jean-Pierre Pawliw summarizes the opportunities and costs of residential clean energy technology and how to get started in your own clean energy project. Watch the recorded video HERE. The links from JPs “Incentive” page are below: Canada Greener Homes … Read more