Why is it either a ‘Big Yes!’ or ‘Hell No!’ to new bike lanes? Could there be a middle ground? If we want better bike connections in our city, there are a number of myths to be dispelled and frustrations
Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 31 January 2018 is Barton Van Laar from Bike Safe who shares his knowledge and views on Geelong Council’s public consultation about the establishment of two new $5 million bike paths through the
The main message of this blogpost can be distilled to something like: As long as the narrative about the climate action movement is that it is a minority of activists shouting from the fringe of society, we waste precious time
“As if it wasn’t already clear, 2017 provided even more evidence that we are changing our planet in dangerous ways.” ~ Heather Leibowitz, environmental advocate and lawyer “In 20 years we’ll look back on 2017 as a turning point for
The Perth-based Rescope Project has an exciting mission and goals about “empowering people to regenerate the systems and stories we live by” and has produced some great interviews “getting to the heart of sustainability” that we believe Geelong should hear.
On 20 December 2017, we look back at the year that flew by as we celebrate rounding a corner: This is Geelong calling for the 200th time, providing sustainable insight, leadership and vision on 94.7 The Pulse, Geelong’s community radio.
In The Sustainable Hour on 13 December 2017, we talk about Tony’s trip last week to the front line in the battle against the Adani coal mine in Queensland. Tony interviewed 71-year-old Audrey Cooke about why she locked herself on
Something rare just occurred: an Australian tv news journalist made a connection between extreme weather events and climate change! Sadly and strangely, this is actually such an extremely rare event in public media in Australia that it calls for an
The blockade of Adani’s construction works in Queensland is becoming Australia’s next frontline in the fight against the climate crisis caused by an industry that wants us to keep burning their fossil fuels. In the morning on 6 December 2017,
When it comes to climate change, “we are suffering a dearth of vision and political will,” says ‘the accidental councillor’ David Bell, an organic farmer who recently was appointed as the new mayor of Surf Coast Shire. “Let’s change the