Today, in 2017, we see it on the news almost every day. We are victims of climate change. Climate change causes what the silly journalists of our mainstream media keep calling ‘natural’ disasters, even though more or less everyone knows
“Action is the antidote to despair.” Edward Abbey, American author (1927–1989) Climate Catch 22: The antidote to climate despair is action. Everyone we have talked with in our radio show The Sustainable Hour agrees with this. But we don’t act
In The Sustainable Hour on 9 August 2017, as Al Gore‘s documentary ‘An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power’ premiers in cinemas, Dr Michelle Maloney tells us about The New Economy and the conference about this topic in Brisbane in September,
Sweden On 15 June 2017, the Swedish Parliament took a decision on the most important climate reform in the country’s history. Sweden committed to cutting its net carbon emissions to zero by 2045, becoming the first country to significantly upgrade
Can an entire region transform to being self-supplied by 100 per cent renewable energy in less than ten years? Yes, explains Søren Hermansen from Denmark who spearheaded his island’s efforts to become energy independent and even a clean energy exporter.
First they enriched us with Donald Duck. Now the Americans are bringing to the world their very own… Donald Dumb and his backroom club of fossil fools. It may turn out to be better news that it seemed at first.
What does it take to unite politicians of all parties in a parliament to start working on finding real climate solutions? Ask New Zealand, because they have done it. While the Australian parliament has turned into a coal-clown circus of
An hour’s radio-podcast around the new climate for consensus among scientists, artists and politicians. Our guests in The Sustainable Hour on 19 April 2017 are: Kate Ferris, ethics officer and co-organiser of the March for Science in Melbourne, which takes
Our guests in The Sustainable Hour on 5 April 2017 are Steven Reddington, senior environmental planner at Barwon Water, Erin Lewis-Fitzgerald, new editor of Slow Magazine, Danny Kennedy, and managing director of the California Clean Energy Fund. We also play a
Our guests in The Sustainable Hour on 29 March 2017 are Doug Rolfe from the Alternative Technology Association, and Anine Cummins from 350.org Melbourne – as the largest anti-coal movement in Australia’s history is kicked off to stop Adani’s mega