Thoughts, reflections and observations on Saturday’s – from a climate activists’ perspective shocking and sad – election result in Australia, where once again a hollow promise of “a strong economy” and the right to pollute our common atmosphere and destroy
“We will take this emergency seriously,” said opposition leader Bill Shorten just two days before the federal election and on the same day the ACT Government declared a climate emergency.
Our guests in The Sustainable Hour on 15 May 2019 are from the Australian climate action community
London calling: In The Sustainable Hour on 8 May 2019, we cancel some of our planned interview appointments in order to make room for reporting about something historic: the breakthrough for the climate emergency declaration and mobilisation which has been
Climate change is here, the Australian election is here, and the third national student climate strike is here. We have two youth strikers in the studio, Caitlin Ramsay and Hilary Cao, who say they are ready to act like their
Guests in The Sustainable Hour on 24 April 2019 are singer Andrea Robertson, professor Melissa Haswell, Fatima Kidwai from Climate Leaders, Tina Zenou who stopped eating meat, and Brian Paterson from Urban Systems.
In The Sustainable Hour no 263, Fiona Armstrong, founder of the Climate and Health Alliance, informs us about the effects of health with climate breakdown, and Michael Strickland from WM Waste, explains how the company achieves a recycling rate of approximately 80 per cent.
Australia has a new ‘Climate Party’ formed around the climate emergency. It is called Independents for Climate Action Now, ICAN.
Hepburn community heads for zero carbon by 2029, Shannon Lughnone sets out on an extremely long walk, Extinction Rebellion group starts in Geelong, and Mik has decided to ‘walk the talk’, get solar and renovate his house.
Doctors from across Australia gathered on 6 April 2019 in Hobart to declare a climate emergency.