How we can affect our climate change future? At Geelong Sustainability’s Clever Living Seminar on 3 March 2020 at the Geelong Library, David Spear, CEO of Greenlight, and Gene Blackley, director of Drawdown Australia presented their answers to that question.
The first Climate Emergency Summit in Melbourne was live-streamed on YouTube, and these recordings are now made available in shorter segments, together with an additional set of audio recordings of the break-out sessions.
Is it possible to recognise climate change as a global emergency and order a newly built bikelane demolished at one and the same council meeting? Well. Geelong Council managed to do just that on 25 february 2020.
The world is changing fast. If we don’t keep track of the changes, we lose out on the opportunities we have right in front of our nose to transform, transition, change and improve our city, our homes and our lives.
The launch event of a 520 solar system at MACS – Multicultural Aged Care Services in West Geelong – in July 2018 marked the completion of a four-year dream to create a large-scale solar project in Geelong. Listen to an excerpt
Audio recordings of the presentations at the feature festival event ‘The Great Debate’ at the Big Weekend of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2018 on 9 February 2018. Photos by Julian Meehan The event set out to explore the vital
To return to safe levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere – the famous 350 parts per million – we have got to figure out how we can rapidly drawdown huge amounts of carbon. The trouble is that we now
It was a world first when Darebin City Council adopted a community-wide climate emergency plan. Now, some of Australia’s other 536 councils are getting ready to act, and in the United States, the emergency campaign has already been taken up
The Perth-based Rescope Project has an exciting mission and goals about “empowering people to regenerate the systems and stories we live by” and has produced some great interviews “getting to the heart of sustainability” that we believe Geelong should hear.
On 30 August 2017, ministers and members of the Victorian parliament gathered together with the Geelong administrators at the city hall for the launch of the ‘Clever and Creative Future’ vision for Geelong. Finally, after 18 months of work and