2020 PYE School Board Emergency Forum

On Monday, January 13, Peterborough high-school students organized a public workshop to ask the school boards to declare a Climate Emergency and introduce more climate-change science into the curriculum. Sixty people were in attendance at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Frank St., including students, members of the school boards, teachers, parents, and others. The … Read more

Walk to Waken the Nation About Climate Crisis

A smashed-up knee; stolen belongings; a dog attack; a run-in with a tractor trailer ; pain from fibromyalgia; threats from coyotes and wolves; a confrontation at an election campaign office; heat, cold, rain, gigantic gusts of wind; 3,300 kilometres and five months  — nothing has stopped Ann Cognito and her faithful Jamaican shepherd dog from … Read more

Peterborough declares a Climate Emergency

On September 23 Peterborough city council unanimously passed a motion declaring a Climate Emergency. Here is the text of the motion. Whereas: Climate change is the greatest crisis of our times worldwide, harming human and animal populations through extreme storms, severe flooding, record heat waves, prolonged droughts, and other natural disasters Climate change is contributing … Read more

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