World affairs

Climate champions gearing up to transform the new year

Our guests in The Sustainable Hour on 21 December 2016 are climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez from the United States and Australian singer Missy Higgins. We take a look at what is ahead in the new year, and also listen to…

From Paris to Geelong: we have to change

In one week, on 4 November 2016, the Paris Agreement will go into effect. The world’s first universally adopted global climate agreement, uniting countries everywhere in fighting climate change. Australia hasn’t ratified the Agreement, which is symbolic of the cowardice…

Go GIY: Green It Yourself

It is Sustainable House Day in Geelong region on Sunday 16 October 2016, and that is what The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse focuses on this Wednesday: Vicki Perrett, Sustainable House Day organiser, with home owners Susan Weymouth, Dan Cowdell…

The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse in June and July

Hosts: Anthony Gleeson and Alistair Cameron The Sustainable Hour #134 – 12 August 2016 • Interview with Lisa Neville, Victorian minister for water. The Sustainable Hour #133 – 5 August 2016 • Live interview via phone with Susanna Bevilacqua, Director…

USA: Democratic Party platform recognises the climate emergency

In Orlando, USA, on 9 July 2016, the platform committee of the Democratic Party added language into their platform acknowledging the official position of the Democratic Party to be that we are in a global climate emergency. Russell Greene wrote:…