Have Your Say on Cap and Trade

The legal challenge regarding cancellation of Ontario’s Cap and Trade program has made the Ontario government realize that they have to follow the environmental bill of rights process which requires public consultation. The deadline for comments is October 11, so submit your comments at this link now before you forget. Here are some suggested comments, but of course … Read more

Peterborough Declaration on Climate Change – 2018

Please consider signing this petition on Avaaz.org, “Citizens of Peterborough, Ontario and Canada: Peterborough Declaration on Climate Change 2018” You can read more about it and sign the petition here.   Please sign and share. When we get a few hundred signatures we will send it to Ms. Monsef, Mr. Smith and Peterborough City Council. This … Read more

We can reduce our personal greenhouse gases

Traffic on city backdrop

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