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.
Guests in The Sustainable Hour on 13 Februay 2019 are two first-time councillors of the Greater Geelong City Council: Cr Sarah Mansfield, Chair of the Environment and Sustainability Portfolio, and Cr Stephanie Asher, Chair of the Planning Portfolio.
“If you want to join us in striking, you could walk out of school, like us, in November and go and sit outside a politician’s office with your own climate strike sign,” writes Harriet and Milou, who – inspired by
“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
We had planned to present you with an hour about regenerative farming practices, healthy soils and carbon drawdown solutions. But then the Swedish teenage-oracle Greta Thunberg stepped into our lives, and The Sustainable Hour on 5 September 2018 morphed into
On 25 July 2018 – a day where the National Radio News reports Greece is in a state of emergency while extreme weather ravages most of the world, while the Australian Government gladly ignores the carbon-created calamities and wants to invest
It’s all happening. Local residents are coming together, talking together, working together, creating solutions, building community resilience. Making it happen. We are getting off carbon. The decarboniser movement is spreading and morphing fast. It has different names, techniques, recipes and
“The fossil fuel industry has become the public enemy number one. They are not paying for the destruction that they are causing. And that is one of the biggest subsidies to the industry.” ~ Dr John Iser, Victorian chair, Doctors
A lowcarbon-loving author, an American economist, a local expert in Geelong’s history and the Terminator help us change the story as we roll out The Sustainable Hour no. 207 on 14 March 2018 on 94.7 The Pulse. Listen here: »
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