The City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada declared a Climate Emergency in September 2019. However, the current City Mayor and Council remain committed to business as usual, and there is no sign of them taking the time to learn what it will take to do their job and help their own citizens live in the Climate Crisis Long Emergency. It’s shameful… especially in..
NOW IS THE TIME! Blog #6 Letter to Greta Thunberg Post COP 26 Glasgow. Dear Greta. I admire your Blah! Blah! Blah! skepticism preceding COP 26. And your Associated Press quoted remarks after …. “as long as our main goal is to find loop-holes and find excuses, not to take real action, then we will..
NOW IS THE TIME! BLOG #5 Lets get off the fossil fuel Merry-Go-Round With Local Energy Descent! Energy Descent is not a sexy topic but a necessary one to effect the transition away from fossil fuels on a global scale. Everyone everywhere on the planet will have to be a part of the solution or..
Many among us in the advanced countries of the world including Canada believe that electricity is a source of energy. Further, the belief scenario proceeds that all we need do is switch to renewable forms of electricity such as wind and solar, drive electric cars and get ready for the exciting high tech future that..
Blog # 3 The Two Most Bitter Pills To Swallow! adapting to the climate crisis long emergency. I had no idea how to start this blog until reading the Examiner local newspaper of July 16th, 2021 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR by Fiona Campbell titled Nothing is more Important than empathy. Fiona’s article expressed her gratitude for receiving her second vaccine..
President Biden’s Economic Growth Plans dragging all of the global Democracies into competition with Autocratic China… have little chance to reduce GHG Emissions to 2030. The major GHG polluters are China #1, USA #2 , and the EU #3 with little old Canada, exceeding them all on a per capita basis, but in aggregate in 10th..