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.
As we enter 2019, three new global climate emergency movements are making headlines: Extinction Rebellion, which started in England in 2018, the council climate emergency declaration campaign, which started in Australia in 2016 and now counts 40 councils, and the school strike movement, which Greta Thunberg started in Sweden in August 2018.
Caroline Danaher is Geelong’s persistent climate action campaigner, who every Friday sits in front of her local Member of Parliament’s office in support of Greta Thunberg’s #FridaysForFuture school strike.
Support for Greta Thunberg’s call keeps rising. Activists from numerous countries are preparing a Global Day for Climate Action on 15 March 2019.
The Swedish teenager who simply says it as it is. “We cannot solve a crisis without treating it as a crisis. We need to keep the fossil fuels in the ground, and we need to focus on equity.” ~ Greta
In The Sustainable Hour on 5 December 2018 we interview Fiona Armstrong, founder of Climate & Health Alliance, and Jonathan Balls, Melbourne University researcher on renewable energy who specialises in the development in India. We’ve also talk with 13-year-old Alex
Interview with 13-year-old Alex Aidt from Geelong High School who was one of several thousand students who walked out of school and joined the school strike in Melbourne on 30 November 2018. Alex talks about what he learned from NOT
Guests in The Sustainable Youth Hour on 28 November 2018 are three students from Sacred Heart Collage in Geelong, just back from a sustainability camp, and four English language students from Deakin University in Geelong: Yuya, Mami and Nanami from Japan,
“The young people of Australia look to the actions of the government in this place, and they are revolted.” (…) “You have underestimated the young people of this nation.” ~ Senator Jordon Steele-John “What we want is more learning in
A three-minute report from the ‘school strike’ for climate action in Geelong, Australia, with interviews with some of the students who bravely walked out from their different schools in Geelong on Friday 23 November 2018. The #FridaysForFuture action took place