Support Councillor Sarah Mansfield’s motion to declare a climate emergency for Geelong by being present at Council’s meeting on Tuesday at Geelong City Hall. Councillor Sarah Mansfield’s proposed climate emergency declaration motion can be seen on page 129 in the
MESSAGE TO COUNCILLORS: Leadership, responsibility, integrity The three key words in the discussion about whether or not Geelong Council should declare a climate emergency are: leadership, responsibility and integrity. Former Liberal leader Dr John Hewson put it this way –
Here’s that up-to-date report from the climate emergency frontier in Victoria and the rest of the world, which your so-called professional and public media – sleepwalking on their payroll – once again completely failed to deliver to you. With strong
The Sustainable Hour’s special one-hour report on the global movement of local governments declaring a climate emergency
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.
We talk about the climate emergency’s BBQ-moment in The Sustainable Hour on 6 February 2018: a summer where the climate emergency for the first time is no longer a taboo to talk about at social gatherings
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.
“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ~ Richard Buckminster Fuller, American author (1895–1983) In The Sustainable Hour on 24 October 2018, we receive a
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 new strategy provides a target for the City of Greater Geelong council: in three years, by 2020, council must halve carbon emissions from its buildings and vehicle fleet. With the release of its new Zero Carbon Emissions Strategy for