4RG Recognition

4RG Recognition

The Peterborough Chapter is very proud that on June 7th we were presented with a second award for our work in 2015 from the City of Peterborough for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability. We have added this to the award from Sustainable Peterborough acknowledging the work we have done to combat Climate Change that was presented … Read more…

How you can Influence Climate Policy

How you can Influence Climate Policy

Here are some excellent ways you can influence climate & environmental policies in Peterborough, Ontario, and Canada. Peterborough Complete this survey to rank the ideas for action already gathered in the Peterborough area to address climate change. These rankings will be used in prioritizing actions in the final version of Sustainable Peterborough‘s Climate Change Action Plan. Visit this site to … Read more…

Peterborough 2014 Climate Change Rally

Peterborough 2014 Climate Change Rally

The theme was climate change, but it was the weather that changed dramatically. After torrential downpours in the morning, the sun broke through clouds about noon to welcome the stalwart to the Purple Onion Festival and the Climate Change Rally starting at 1:30 on Sunday. A crowd of several hundred people stood on the soggy grass of Millennium Park to hear the MCs, Rosemary Ganley and Guy Hanchet, explain how the rally was part of 2500 such rallies across the world, all aimed at building the political will to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Dr. Sekagya Yahaya, a traditional healer from Uganda, then pointed out how limited resources are in much of the world, and noted that climate change will make life even more difficult in Uganda. He ended by urging us all to value all of nature, not just humans.

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