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

Judicial Enlightenment

Over the past decade plus there have been a number of law suits seeking  a court order compelling a Government to take action to reduce carbon emissions: the primary cause of global warming.  In many of these actions the claimants were activists determined to stop climate change, whatever they might have to sacrifice in the … Read more

Listen to our Grandchildren

From its establishment in 2006, For Our Grandchildren has encouraged grandparents to support efforts to combat climate change. We have stressed the need to avoid the possible outcome of inaction  – a hostile planet that our grandchildren – and many more generations of grandchildren- must overcome before they can live without the risks of mass … Read more

The Girl Who Silenced the World at the UN for 6 minutes

In 1992, 28 years ago, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, the Rio Summit, Severn Cullis-Suzuki – daughter of renowned Canadian environmentalist David Suzuki – delivered this speech when she was just 12 years old.  It is chilling that her message calls for action against the same issues that we are confronted … Read more

Youth Don’t Vote

A young student from Algonquin College accompanied a small group from Citizens Climate Lobby to talk with an MP in his office on Parliament Hill last week. During the cordial conversation the MP at one point turned to the student and said basically – we aren’t going to set policy to appeal to you, you … Read more

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