The 71st Sustainable Hour on 6 May 2015 marks the International Composting Awareness Week and the International Permaculture Day. In previous weeks we have talked with primary and high school students, Cool Australia and Kids Teaching Kids. Today, we are
…or rather, in the shell of a caravan. In a caravan camouflaged as an island, that is. A Maldivian island, threatened by rising sea water levels. Currently placed on Federation Square, the pumping heart of Melbourne. By a Dane. Confused?
Kids Teaching Kids is a great idea. It aims to inspire future environmental leaders by connecting and challenging students with real world issues, inspiring them to want to know more. This is how it works: First give school students the
Is it true or false that grass-fed cattle are such a burden on the Earth? Is it with the cattle industry as it is with the fossil fuel industry – that ‘denier propaganda’ is deliberately being spread to make everyone
24,000 Australian teachers have signed up to ‘Cool Australia’, a non-profit website that provides inspirational material to schools and caters the students’ thirst for knowledge about how to be smart, clean and efficient. Close to 20,000 teachers are regular users
On 8 April 2015 on 94.7 The Pulse, we move into unchartered waters asking questions about the choices we make in our daily lives. How do we live responsibly in a technological age? How do we make the best choices?
An hour around The People’s Solar and ‘green teams’ from two schools in Geelong. Guests in the studio: • Alex Houlston, Energy for the People • Aaron Lewtas, Surf Coast Energy Group • Alex Aidt, 9 years, member of the
Our guests in the 65th Sustainable Hour were Rob Gell and Christine Couzens. “The Chinese understand. We are laggards in Australia in our understanding. The media in particular. Journalists have really not chosen to inform themselves. There are very few
“We are putting climate change back on the agenda in Victoria”, climate minister Lisa Neville declared at the Australian Coastal Councils Conference last week, promising to make the Victorian state a national and international leader on the issue. In the
In the 63th Sustainable Hour we learn that the core of sustainability is just as much about connecting with your local community, having fun and living well as it is about protecting the environment and caring about our carbon pollution.