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Fridays for Future Canada

Confederation Square - Peterborough 499 George Street, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

This September, millions of people around the world will take to the streets to demand a rapid, just, and equitable end to fossil fuels as world leaders gather at the UN in New York. We need all hands on deck to win this fight. The biggest cause of the climate crisis is fossil fuels. The coal, ... Read more

Fall into Nature

Thompson Bay 1125 Scollard Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Join us for a local natural experience. Learn More about the benefits of green spaces through a guided walk with 4RG naturalists and experience our local forests as the season changes. Learn More about the impacts of climate change on our local natural spaces and inhabitants. Enjoy the opportunity to slow down and experience the ... Read more

Ride 4 The Grandchildren

Camp Kawartha Environment Center 2505 Pioneer Rd, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

On September 30th, 2023, Glen Caradus and Nick Ormond will be riding 280KM non-stop to highlight what preindustrial levels of carbon (280 parts per million) once were like in a stable climate. Backed by Captain Climate, and sponsored by Runner's Life, they aim to make some serious efforts to reduce our carbon emissions in a ... Read more

Electric Vehicles Part II: What’s New in EVs? – Robert Lockhart

On-line

There have been many developments and questions when it comes to the electric vehicle industry over the past two years.  Robert Lockhart will be making a return visit to 4RG Meets to review the basics and bring us up to date about EVs. Robert Lockhart is an EV owner and enthusiast.  He has been researching ... Read more

Monarch Festival

Millennium Park millenium park, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

We are looking forward to our first Monarch Butterfly Festival at Millennium Park in Peterborough! This event is an opportunity for connection, celebration, and knowledge sharing with our community, as we work towards biodiversity conservation and environmental action. For more details visit the website here.

Home Energy Expo

Bridgenorth Community Hall 836 Charles Street, Bridgenorth, Ontario, Canada

Do you have questions about the options for heating and cooling your home? Do you want to understand the benefits of Electric Air Source Heat Pumps compared to natural gas heating? Would you like the opportunity to ask local experts and your neighbors who have lived experience? Would you like to understand the rebate programs? ... Read more

Climate Change: Share Your Successes

On-line

Our future is not limited by what we currently think is possible. What we do NOW helps to shape the future, and sharing our successes with like-minded people can inspire the activist in all of us. Join us for our monthly on-line meeting, to share, or just to listen. The future needs you. Register

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4RG Reads! Books That Inspire Climate Action – 11 December 2023

On-line

With so many environmental books to choose from, wouldn't it be nice to hear from some of your fellow climate activists as they share a brief summary of their favorite, most inspirational, most eye-opening climate change books?  Join us December 11 to hear just that.

Climate Aligned Finance – by Julie Segal and Alex Walker

On-line

We are very pleased to welcome Julie Segal, Senior Manager, Climate Finance at Environmental Defence Canada, and Alex Walker, Program Manager, Climate Finance at Environmental Defence Canada as they help us to understand and support financial regulation as a vital climate solution. Among other things, Julie and Alex will touch on Bill S-243 – the Climate-Aligned Finance ... Read more

4RG Meets – Climate Collaboration

On-line

There are an impressive number of organizations in the Peterborough-Nogojiwanong area that are committed to climate action. This 2 part 4RG Meets will feature a panel presentation of up to a dozen different groups from our region, highlighting their successes in fostering change, and exploring opportunities for networking, collaboration, and mutual support. Half of the ... Read more

4RG Annual General Meeting – FY 2023

4RG Members are encouraged to participate in the Annual General Meeting on Zoom to review the activities of the 2023 fiscal year and approve the plans for the 2024 fiscal year. For this formal meeting you will need to register through the facilities of Zoom by following the link below. This will allow us to ... Read more

Fossil Fools Day Rally

RBC Chemong 806 Chemong Road, Paterborough, Ontario, Canada

WHAT’S IT ABOUT? RBC is the biggest funder of fossil fuels in Canada (5th in the world), having poured over $250 Billion into fossil fuels since the Paris climate agreement was signed.  It is complicit in exacerbating the climate crisis, human rights abuses and genocide at home and around the world. Their investments in the ... Read more

Earth Day – 2024 – Oppose Bill 165

Lions Club 347 Burnham Street, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

For Our Grandchildren will have a booth at the Peterborough Green Party's Earth Day event at the Lions Club, 347 Burnham Street on Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 to 2:00.
Our main message will be to ask people to understand and oppose the damages that will come from Bill 165.

Barn Dance and Bake Sale in Support of 4RG

Barn Concert 948 Drummond Line, Keene, Ontario, Canada

4RG Member Richard Peachey is holding a barn dance on Sunday May 12th in support of 4RG. There will also be a bake sale. This is not a 4RG event but is being held to help raise funds to support 4RG.

4RG Meets – Climate Collaboration: Part 2

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Part 2 of "Climate Collaboration" is coming your way on May 13th.  Speakers will highlight their successes, and explore opportunities for networking, collaboration, and mutual support. The line-up for part II includes: Jacob Rodenburg (Camp Kawartha), Dorothy Taylor (Sacred Water Circle), John Kintare (Kawartha Land Trust), Alyssa Scanga (Sustainabld Trent), Bob Bailey (Kawartha Lake Stewards ... Read more

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