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Here are some stories concerning climate action from Peterborough media outlets that give updates of what is being published concerning our community.

Peterborough council supports OEB decision to end subsidies for gas pipelines for new subdivisions

On Monday at a Paterborough city council meeting, Coun. Joy Lachica moved that the city support the OEB decision to end subsidies to Enbridge, and to inform the Ontario government that Council disapproves of Bill 165 (which is expected to ... Read More at 4RG

Poilievre Has it all Axe Backwards

According to a poll taken by Global News, Canadians want urgent climate action but the cost of living stands in the way, with 35% of Canadians saying climate change investments can wait for better economic conditions. Overall, the poll found ... Read More at 4RG

Global Warming is Here

Global warming is here. Scientists now believe that the rate of global warming is accelerating higher and faster than predicted and will keep accelerating. 2023 was the hottest year on record globally, shattering previous records by a wide margin. Peterborough ... Read More at 4RG

Hydrogen fuel cell aviation taking off

Climate columnist Tricia Clarkson looks forward to a time when she can fly on hydrogen powered airplanes to visit her family in BC without feeling like a ‘walking contradiction’.

Imagine a world with no climate crisis

It takes a leader to create more leaders … and that’s exactly what Cam Douglas, program co-ordinator for the Youth Leadership in Sustainability program (YLS), is doing with his YLS students at Peterborough Alternative Continuing Education (PACE). Cam is the ... Read More at 4RG

Zero-Emissions Fire Station Gets An A+

At a time when Greta Thunberg is still bellowing “Our House is On Fire”, the city of Peterborough is now be able to extinguish it with it’s new zero-emissions fire station. At the heart of the climate change issue is ... Read More at 4RG

City of Peterborough gets ‘D’ for climate change initiatives

On Monday, seven senior members of the climate change group For Our Grandchildren (4RG), including myself, stood on the steps of Peterborough City Hall in frigid -20 C temperatures to becry the city’s inaction on climate change. A report card ... Read More at 4RG

Excellent Press Coverage of 4RG Climate Report Card

4RG held a press conference on the steps of city hall announcing the publication of our report card on city council actions after one year in office. The Peterborough Examiner covered the story on the front page. The really good ... Read More at 4RG
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