“Time for politicians to act”, said the scientists three decades years ago. But politicians didn’t think it was time. As this blogpost documents, through more than half a century, we – humanity, but in particular: our elected leaders and business
By Dr Andrew Glikson, Earth and Paleoclimate scientist, Australian National University When Hurricane Harvey hit the United States in August 2017, it was called a “500-year event” and referred to as “historic” and “unprecedented”. The press has a short memory.
Our MP wasn’t in. His integrity had left the office too. Temporarily, we hope Where did the honest federal politician go? We dedicate this podcast to Richard Marles MP in the hope that he will listen to these strong voices
On 3 October 2017, Geelong Chamber of Commerce organised a Candidate Forum at Rydges Geelong where each candidate was given 90 seconds to present his or her response to a number of questions and also summarise their policies and priorities.
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,
The ‘Our Future’ vision for Geelong is a challenge of a lifetime – but we can do it. Geelong is about to find out whether politics and votes can be determined not by the usual short-term election promises which everyone
On 19 July 2017 in The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse, we delve in natural and agricultural solutions to the climate change crisis. We have our regenerative studio phone lined up to Verity Morgan-Schmidt, the newly appointed CEO of
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
“[Offshore wind energy] has dropped 70 per cent in two years! The International Energy Agency thought that might have happened by 2030, 2040… It’s happened today. And that’s technology for you. That’s finance for you. That’s game over. But the