Today we talk community renewables, clever housing and star rating systems in The Sustainable Hour as the communities around Geelong and the Surf Coast are charging up for an energy transformation which is both clever and economical. “The key to
Can an entire region transform to being self-supplied by 100 per cent renewable energy in less than ten years? Yes, explains Søren Hermansen from Denmark who spearheaded his island’s efforts to become energy independent and even a clean energy exporter.
In The Sustainable Hour on 17 May 2017 we talk with a group of international students from Dueli, the English Language Institute at Deakin University, and their teacher Kate Simpson about the excuses for our inaction on climate – and how
“[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
The Sustainable Hour of Power: Interviews with Peter Yacono, director of the documentary film ‘Our Power’, and Matt Purbrick, co-author of the book ‘Grown & Gathered’. Listen to The Sustainable Hour no. 160 on 94.7 The Pulse: » To open
The Sustainable Hour on 14 December 2016 looks at the rising electricity and water prices, an example of superb local sustainability leadership, climate action campaigning, plus… one of the “dumbest things” we have heard in federal politics in recent times.
A sustainable hour about community energy on 23 November 2016. Our inspiring guests in the studio are: Nicky Ison and Manny Pasqualini from Community Power Agency – among Australia’s leading experts in community energy (they enter at 28:30 min in
“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
In The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 5 October 2016 we meet liberal ex-senator Peter Rae at the All-Energy 2016 conference for a talk about the federal government’s spin and mistruths around the renewable energy targets in South
Mik Aidt’s presentation at the Geelong Green Drinks on 24 August 2016 » Suggestion: Start the player and listen while you take your time to browse through the photos below An audio recording of a ten-minute group workshop at the end