Dispatching from the climate emergency bunker on 13 March 2019
Citizens of all ages who have been inspired by Greta Thunberg will join the global climate action manifestation on 15 March 2019. It currently looks as if there will be 1,325 school strikes held in 98 countries. More than 60
The Sustainable Hour on 6 March 2019 is about two coming events: the global school strike on 15 March and the Nature Forum in Geelong on 16 March
As much as we need to talk about the future, with climate change it’s important also to remember a few things that happened in the past. We didn’t have to get into this trouble, we didn’t have to have a scary climate catastrophe looming over our heads and in the back of our minds. It was a conscious, deliberate choice. Because once we get that, it also becomes a lot more obvious that getting us out of the mess similarly begins with a simple, conscious choice: The political choice.
Guests in The Sustainable Hour on 27 February 2019 are: [20:50] Judy Hassel, organiser of the Sustainable Living Show in Queenscliffe on 23 March 2019. [33:04] Brianne West, founder of the beauty products company Ethique, who talks about how we
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