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
“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 – have chosen to ignore the warnings about global
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
Joe Romm writes: “Only very aggressive cuts in carbon pollution could plausibly save our major coastal cities and avoid a trillion-dollar housing bubble crash. And only the unanimous Paris pledge of ever deeper CO2 cuts by the nations of the