Peterborough Leaps into Action on May 12

Peterborough Leaps into Action on May 12

In our first two meetings we discussed possible local actions that we can take to implement aspects of the Leap Manifesto. At our next public meeting on May 12th from 7:00 to 9:00 at Trinity United Church we will use some time to consider possible immediate actions, ones that are concrete, urgent, meaningful, local, and achievable in a short time. We have some exciting new resources for a couple … Read more…

100% by 2050 in Canada

100% by 2050 in Canada

Here is the video presented on CBC News that we had planned to show at last weekend’s Leap Manifesto Peterborough meeting.   The video refers to the work of Mark Jacobson  from Stanford University. The image below shows a possible projected mix of energy in Canada in 2050 and the number of 40 year jobs created building and operating the energy system. … Read more…

Second Citizens Climate Action Forum

Second Citizens Climate Action Forum

About 75 people met again at Saint Paul’s Presbyterian Church on Saturday, March 19th to continue to develop the ideas that we discussed on February 2. After selecting either a new workshop from the first meeting, or a new one, each of the workshop groups began by imaging the world as it would be in 2035 when we landed from … Read more…

Leap Day Gathering

Leap Day Gathering

About 20 of the Leap Manifesto – Peterborough organizers met on Leap Day at the Crazy Piano to chat over a beer or two, listen to some inspiring poetry and some mellow music. Of course the topic of the Leap Manifesto was not far from anyone’s thoughts.