Green Talk

2015 – The International Year of Soils

by Theresa Peluso This year has been dedicated by the UN General Assembly to soil. What exactly is soil, and why is it so important? The...

Water: The Stuff of Life

by Theresa Peluso Without clean water, there is no life. Clean water is not necessarily pure water, which is composed solely of hydrogen and oxygen...

Biodiversity Matters

by Theresa Peluso "The current massive degradation of habitat and extinction of species is taking place on a catastrophically short timescale, and their effects will...

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...

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