Report Card Calls for More Action

Peterborough City Council has been overly cautious in its response to the climate change threat, and passive in the face of clear evidence that the measures currently in place to reduce Peterborough’s GHG emissions are inadequate. This is the main conclusion of a Climate Action Report Card released on January 12 by 4RG’s Political Action … Read more

Peterborough Mixed Use Corridor Guidelines

At its General Committee Meeting of October 10, Peterborough City Council deferred a vote on approval of “Mixed Use Corridor Urban Design Guidelines,” pending further consultations with developers, property owners, and the community at large. The Guidelines, if approved, would be used by City staff to evaluate public projects and private developments proposed for the … Read more

Peterborough will miss its emissions reductions targets

Peterborough City Council was informed by staff, on Monday, June 12, that Peterborough is on track to miss, by a wide margin, its most important greenhouse gas reduction target. The bad news is contained in a report entitled “Community Sector Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory and Update,” which is based data from the period 2018 – … Read more