Tag Archive for climate-champions

Finding foothold as a wave of climatic counter-logic hits our parliaments

Some January 2017 notes with links and contemplations as we enter a new year and are confronted with governments’ increasingly absurd lack of response to the dangerous climate change disruption – the Great Turning, collapse, catastrophe, apocalypse or whatever you want…

The Costa Effect

How do you get an entire school to talk about composting and waste with excitement and big smiles? How do you get kids started on the journey to become sustainability and energy literate – and towards an environmentally conscious behaviour?…

Targeting the target confusion

This is Geelong calling. We say it is time to change the way we talk about renewables and emissions targets. First of all, we need to stop the confusing use of percentages in relation to a specific year. Instead, when…

Geelong gets up for climate action

A state election is approaching in Victoria in November. Will we hear any of the candidates talk about sustainability, onshore gas exploration, or climate change policy in their debate at public election meetings and in the media? A new initiative…

Geelong’s sustainable motor enthusiasts

Meet the Alternative Technology Association’s Geelong EV Branch. You could describe them as nerds who take pleasure in spending endless hours on solving mechanical and electronic challenges as an expensive hobby. But you could also see these men and women…