Healthy Planet, Healthy People August 4, 2021 Our former Co-Chair, Jim Hollingworth, is extremely passionate about the environment. He has written an excellent article about climate change and its effects with the extreme weather we've been having lately. Check out his article here.
Comments on Bill 229 June 24, 2021 Green Goderich is all about action. We have submitted a letter to the Environmental Registry of Canada opposing the changes to Bill 229. Please see the letter here.
Opposition to the Category 1 Class A Gravel Pit June 21, 2021 A local natural area is currently under threat to becoming a gravel pit. Green Goderich has submitted a letter to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry opposing this application. Please see our letter here.
Bill 229 Would Limit Power of Conservation Authorities November 25, 2020 Here is an excellent Signal Star letter on the current conservation authority Bill 229 issue written by Jim Hollingworth, our Co-Chair, with information on how to contact our local MPP to vocalize your opinion on this important matter.
Race to Prevent a Global Climate Disaster August 24, 2020 Jim Hollingworth, our fearless Co-Chair, wrote an excellent letter on the importance of caring for the environment now more than ever. Read the full article here.
Why Proportional Representation? August 18, 2020 Dean Whalen, our amazing General Representative, explains why changing our voting system to proportional representation will benefit the environment significantly. Read the full article here.
If We Can Flatten COVID-19 Curve, We Can Do the Same with CO2 Emissions July 3, 2020 Mike Bancroft, a Professor at Western University, compares COVID-19 to the climate crisis and the need to act now to reduce our carbon emissions. Read the full article here.
And the People Stayed Home April 20, 2020 Jim Hollingworth, our Co-Chair, found great inspiration in a poem by Kitty O'Meara about Covid-19 and wrote an excellent letter to the editor about it. Read his full letter here.
A "Shady" Subject November 18, 2019 Our amazing Secretary, Brenda Teichert, wrote an excellent letter to the editor about our connection to the forests and their importance in our ecosystems. Read her full letter here.
Consider the Planet When Voting October 5, 2019 Our well-spoken Co-Chair, Jim Hollingworth, wrote a very important letter to the editor stating "On Oct. 21, let us vote in favour of the future well-being of our children and our grandchildren, for they are depending on us". Read his full letter here.
Global Warming is Going to Continue October 4, 2019 Our Co-Chair, Jim Hollingworth, wrote a letter to the editor of concern about an article stating that the "Earth has already passed the tipping point – the point of no return for climate change and global warming". Read his letter further here.
Supporting the Carbon Tax Should be Apolitical August 22, 2019 Our superb Co-Chair, Betty Durst, has written a letter to the editor to educate us all further on what a 'carbon tax' actually is and why it is so important that we have it. Check out the article here.
Canada's Climate is Already Past the Tipping Point April 12, 2019 Our great Co-Chair, Jim Hollingworth, has put it well in his letter to the editor "The suffering that our children and grandchildren will have to bear as a result of our individual and collective levels of lack of awareness, lack of concern and inadequate responses to the national and global effects of climate change is frightening." Check out his letter here.