October, 2021 – Call for Political Collaboration

After a summer of nurturing ourselves by getting back to nature and after a September dominated by the federal election we think that an appropriate action for October is to get back into more direct political action. There is a lot of outcry for the federal parties in the newly elected government to collaborate on … Read more

Why We Don’t Engage With Climate Change

This week, I’d like to provide a breakdown of the comments people submitted to me via Facebook and email to my question: “Why isn’t there more engagement with climate change?” I was delighted by the number of responses — at last count, more than 80 — and by their eloquence and perceptiveness. This strongly suggests … Read more

Climate solutions: A hopeful primer

Last week I looked at the scientific facts about the climate crisis – a problem that will prove to be far worse than the pandemic. This week I’d like to turn to the solutions. Here’s the challenge: According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in order to avoid catastrophic impacts, warming must be limited … Read more

Township Climate Advocates needed for Peterborough County

For Our Grandchildren is acting locally in Peterborough County to persuade the First Nations and Townships to take assertive, appropriate action in implementing their Climate Change Action Plans. It’s important because the emissions from the communities that make up Peterborough County add up to almost the same as the emissions from Peterborough City. But the actions needed … Read more

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