The Sustainable Hour no 273 with Margie Abbott, Lauren Sandemen, and Elizabeth Meiler
The new Icelandic film ‘Woman at War’ creatively tells the story about what could begin to happen in real life: ‘resistance groups’ sabotaging polluting infrastructure and products.
Our guests in The Sustainable Hour on 15 May 2019 are from the Australian climate action community
“It is our responsibility to act with clear urgency to protect the planet and all its inhabitants. We are rebelling for life, for our future, for the future of all species.”~ Extinction Rebellion “From this moment despair ends and tactics
Dispatching from the climate emergency bunker on 13 March 2019
Extinction Rebellion is a non-violent civil disobedience movement – an “alliance of the willing” – in the UK which demands of its government that it declares a climate emergency, communicates the crisis to the public and goes zero carbon already by 2025.
“If grown-ups don’t give a shit about my future, I won’t either.” ~ Greta Thunberg “I don’t care if I get into trouble at school. I believe that one person can make a difference.” ~ Greta Thunberg, 15-year-old Swedish student
“My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves.” ~ David Buckel, in an e-mail sent shortly before he self-immolated As a metaphor for the destruction of the planet, David Buckel doused himself in fossil
The blockade of Adani’s construction works in Queensland is becoming Australia’s next frontline in the fight against the climate crisis caused by an industry that wants us to keep burning their fossil fuels. In the morning on 6 December 2017,
First some good news: Australia’s dirtiest power station, Hazelwood, has closed down. And it is the ninth and largest coal-burning power station to close in the past five years in Australia. However, there are 20 coal power stations remaining in