[CLIMATIC ROOT TREATMENT] is a series of blogposts seeking to uncover and understand the deeper roots of society’s problems with taking appropriate action on the climate emergency, and to explore the advantages we could see once the action sets in.
The Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is a dedicated Catholic. Pope Francis’ new encyclical letter and his call for action on climate change confronts Tony Abbott with an interesting dilemma: As the leader of a nation shortly to become the
Our guests in the 65th Sustainable Hour were Rob Gell and Christine Couzens. “The Chinese understand. We are laggards in Australia in our understanding. The media in particular. Journalists have really not chosen to inform themselves. There are very few
In the sustainable studio on 94.7 The Pulse on 20 August 2014 we have Leigh Ewbank with us from Friends of the Earth. ‘The Vegemite Man’ – as he has become known in media because people recognise him on his
At a time when governments protect and promote the coal and gas industries… At a time when the entire world is saying that coal and gas urgently need to be phased out due to the climatic complications caused by the
People in Geelong have embraced solar power on their rooftops. The next step is to take that success and enthusiasm to move into big community renewable projects that create local manufacturing jobs. Meet someone who is doing just that: the
While Lismore City Council aims to go 100 per cent renewables in just ten years, the City of Greater Geelong Council has recently approved a draft budget with sustainability initiatives receiving little or no funding. “We need to have a
“Sustainability is actually an extreme right wing philosophy,” explains our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 7 May 2014: Tim Adams. Tim Adams is the principal of F2 Design. He is also the Immediate Past President of the Building Designers’