We invited community planner Pat Onesta from Hawaii, who recently moved to the Surf Coast, to be our guest in the 75th Sustainable Hour for a talk about communities and renewable energy projects, energy efficiency, eliminating waste and about how
Warming up to the UN conference in Paris in December 2015, the 74th Sustainable Hour was an hour about climate change, justice and betrayal, pollution and apocolypse, onshore gas mining, the documentary films ‘Frackman’ and ‘Voices from the Gasfields’, with
On 15 April 2015, around 30 people met at South Barwon Community Centre to discuss the possibilities of starting up a community-owned renewable energy project in Geelong. Below you can listen to excerpts from the meeting – in shape of separate
What’s happening with regard to public transport, cycling infrastructure and walking activities in the Geelong region? A forum with the title ‘Active Transport: Past, Present & Future’ was held on 22 April 2015 at Beav’s Bar in Geelong to provide
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
…or rather, in the shell of a caravan. In a caravan camouflaged as an island, that is. A Maldivian island, threatened by rising sea water levels. Currently placed on Federation Square, the pumping heart of Melbourne. By a Dane. Confused?
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
Is it true or false that grass-fed cattle are such a burden on the Earth? Is it with the cattle industry as it is with the fossil fuel industry – that ‘denier propaganda’ is deliberately being spread to make everyone
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
On 8 April 2015 on 94.7 The Pulse, we move into unchartered waters asking questions about the choices we make in our daily lives. How do we live responsibly in a technological age? How do we make the best choices?