Saturday, November 18, 2017

Air Pollution: Exactly what are we breathing?

by Theresa Peluso Take a deep breath. Then think about what you've just inhaled. The air now in your lungs has circulated the Earth many...

Raising the steaks – and greenhouse gases

by Theresa Peluso I couldn't abandon my discussion of carbon emissions in Mississippi Mills without considering one very important group of residents. They don't vote,...

Can you can the car?

by Theresa Peluso In my November column it was evident, in comparing our carbon reduction initiatives with the Town of Perth's, that our municipality has...

A tale of two towns

by Theresa Peluso It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age...

Here’s looking at you, Perth!

by Theresa Peluso Let's explore how smaller communities are addressing the problem of climate change. Cities like San Francisco, Helsinki and Ottawa, which I discussed...

Kicking our carbon addiction

by Theresa Peluso In my last article I explained my concerns about the increasing weather-related disasters causing destruction and death to people all over the...

Extreme Weather – Are We Next?

by Theresa Peluso Nearly every day we read of extreme weather events somewhere in the world – just in the first week in July of...

Children and the great outdoors

 by Theresa Peluso We hear a lot of negative news about the physical and mental health of our children. For example, Active Healthy Kids Canada’s...

Shhh!

by Theresa Peluso  There you are on a fine summer evening, sitting by the lake, quietly contemplating the sunset and the croaks and calls of...

Star light, star bright, how many stars do we see tonight?  

by Theresa Peluso Living out here in Mississippi Mills, we probably take for granted the gift of experiencing starry nights, when billions of sparkling lights...
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