Parachutes for the Planet in Peterborough

Laura Sacks, a colleague from Citizens Climate Lobby Canada, sent me an invitation to participate in a wonderful initiative called Parachutes for the Planet. It allows people to express their hopes and  worries for the planet through art. Here is some of what Laura wrote on her blog to tell why it resonated with her. Each Parachute … Read more

Provincial Candidate meeting on Climate Change

On Tuesday, May 22, about 170 people participated in a candidates meeting on the topic of sustainability and climate change. The meeting format was unusual compared to most similar meetings. It was designed to emphasize candidates listening to what citizens want as well as for citizens to hear from candidates and to get to know them a little bit … Read more

We can reduce our personal greenhouse gases in Peterborough

Traffic on city backdrop

This article appeared recently in the Peterborough Examiner. It points out that as individuals, our primary influence is over the almost 70 per cent of greenhouse gases that come from just residential heating and transportation, mostly automotive. It gives many suggestions how we, as individuals, can reduce these emissions by our own actions. Some of … Read more