“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy.” ~ Thomas Edison, American inventor (1847–1931) Once or twice a month, I have been getting these emails and phone calls from schools in the region, asking me, “How did you
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?
In The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 16 September 2015 we report from the Second Sustainability Party at Sydenham-Hillside Primary School. We have interviews with the Climate Guardian Angels from ClimActs, who are taking kids’ letters to the
Why is Pope Francis’ teaching letter, the encyclical, so significant? Because it has brought the questions around not just climate change, but to Australians more specifically coal mining and onshore gas mining into the moral’s sphere of the total element
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
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
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
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
“Let’s make sustainability fun!”. “It’s got to be about action!” These were two of the numerous suggestions by four speakers who gave inspriring presentations at the event ‘Sustainability in schools – preparing the next generation’ in Geelong on 28 May
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