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Teenagers pick up the torch – #TheTimeHasCome | Guest in The Sustainable Youth Hour is 19-year-old Alex Marshal who has picked up the torch from being 2017 School Captain of Sacred Heart College to becoming a climate emergency campaigner in Geelong and the Surf Coast... Youth, School 2017, College, Our Kids, Pick Up, School, Supportive, Hour, How To Become
Teenagers pick up the torch – #TheTimeHasCome
Teenagers pick up the torch – #TheTimeHasCome | Guest in The Sustainable Youth Hour is 19-year-old Alex Marshal who has picked up the torch from being 2017 School Captain of Sacred Heart College to becoming a climate emergency campaigner in Geelong and the Surf Coast...
Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 14 November 2018 is singer Wayne Jury who is also head of waste reduction at Queenscliff Music Festival, coming up on 23 November. He has brought his guitar with him and performs two songs with sustainability themes for us, live on air. Two students at Kardinia International College, Laura Kelly and Jude Corbett, explain why they are helping organising a school strike for climate action in Geelong on 23 November. And Colin Mockett is back. People, Action, Jury, Power To The People, Performance, Waste Reduction, Wayne, Protest, School Strike
Youth protesting, politics and people power
Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 14 November 2018 is singer Wayne Jury who is also head of waste reduction at Queenscliff Music Festival, coming up on 23 November. He has brought his guitar with him and performs two songs with sustainability themes for us, live on air. Two students at Kardinia International College, Laura Kelly and Jude Corbett, explain why they are helping organising a school strike for climate action in Geelong on 23 November. And Colin Mockett is back.
On the lookout for the sustainable anthem of 2018  “The time has come!” The sustainable revolution is happening, and the youth are coming out – making sit-ins and going on school strike for the climate. So we’re saying: Just like the youth revolution back in the 1960s had its anthems, where is the ‘sustainable anthem’ or ‘climate action song’ for the youth revolution of 2018?  We have selected 11 candidates – but to find the right one, we need to hear YOUR opinion: Which one is your favourite? Climate Action, Candidate, National Day, Lookout, Anthem
On the lookout for the sustainable anthem of 2018
On the lookout for the sustainable anthem of 2018 “The time has come!” The sustainable revolution is happening, and the youth are coming out – making sit-ins and going on school strike for the climate. So we’re saying: Just like the youth revolution back in the 1960s had its anthems, where is the ‘sustainable anthem’ or ‘climate action song’ for the youth revolution of 2018? We have selected 11 candidates – but to find the right one, we need to hear YOUR opinion: Which one is your favourite?
Guest in The Sustainable Hour on 31 October 2018 is Ken Dickens, managing director of Corio Waste Management. Paul Wittwer explains that the National Day of Inaction on 30 November 2018 is actually a day of climate action. Australian school kids go on school strike tomorrow. We play an excerpt of a speech that Greta Thunberg gave in Helsinki, Finland, on 20 October 2018, and... Play, Director, Management, Waste, Speech
Synchronised inaction and a recycling convention
Guest in The Sustainable Hour on 31 October 2018 is Ken Dickens, managing director of Corio Waste Management. Paul Wittwer explains that the National Day of Inaction on 30 November 2018 is actually a day of climate action. Australian school kids go on school strike tomorrow. We play an excerpt of a speech that Greta Thunberg gave in Helsinki, Finland, on 20 October 2018, and...
A new model that makes the existing model obsolete: In The Sustainable Hour on 24 October 2018 we receive a letter from 14-year-old Harriet and Milou in Castlemaine, who are mobilising an Australian school strike for the climate, and our guest in the studio is Lis Bastian from ‘The Big Fix’, a successful community news outlet in the Blue Mountains, which possibly could be started up in our community as well. ... Studio, Start Up, Community, News, Outlet, Guest, New Model
A new model that makes the existing model obsolete
A new model that makes the existing model obsolete: In The Sustainable Hour on 24 October 2018 we receive a letter from 14-year-old Harriet and Milou in Castlemaine, who are mobilising an Australian school strike for the climate, and our guest in the studio is Lis Bastian from ‘The Big Fix’, a successful community news outlet in the Blue Mountains, which possibly could be started up in our community as well. ...
The renewable turnaround time | Guests in The Sustainable Hour no 238 on 17 October 2018 are Damien Cole – a surfer, campaigner against oil drilling in the Bight and independent South Barwon candidate in the November state election – and Peter Cowling, Vesta’s Country Head for Australia and New Zealand. We also play clips with the American professor of economics Jeffrey Sachs, energy investor Alex Turnbull, and  former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Country, Governor, Geelong, Jeffrey, Walk To School
The renewable turnaround time
The renewable turnaround time | Guests in The Sustainable Hour no 238 on 17 October 2018 are Damien Cole – a surfer, campaigner against oil drilling in the Bight and independent South Barwon candidate in the November state election – and Peter Cowling, Vesta’s Country Head for Australia and New Zealand. We also play clips with the American professor of economics Jeffrey Sachs, energy investor Alex Turnbull, and former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The Sustainable Hour no 237 on 10 October 2018:  Community opens its doors to sustainable housing | An hour about Sustainable House Day Geelong, the Sun Bear Festival in Anglesea, and more Sun, Open House, 10 Things, House, Open
Community opens its doors to sustainable housing
The Sustainable Hour no 237 on 10 October 2018: Community opens its doors to sustainable housing | An hour about Sustainable House Day Geelong, the Sun Bear Festival in Anglesea, and more
Guests in The Sustainable Hour no 236 on 3 October 2018 are Vicki Perrett, president of Geelong Sustainability and coordinator of Sustainable House Day Geelong, together with Peter Clapinski from Tiny Homes Geelong & Bellarine, for a talk about why he is so passionate about this idea to build tiny houses. Homes, Tiny Houses, Tiny Homes, Houses, Tiny House, 3 October
Joy of living the change in a tiny house
Guests in The Sustainable Hour no 236 on 3 October 2018 are Vicki Perrett, president of Geelong Sustainability and coordinator of Sustainable House Day Geelong, together with Peter Clapinski from Tiny Homes Geelong & Bellarine, for a talk about why he is so passionate about this idea to build tiny houses.
Kids on school strike, councillors in emergency mode | Guest in The Sustainable Hour on 12 September 2018 is Jackie Matthews from Suburban Scrap Solutions, a mum of five kids who gives educational talks in the community about recycling and the circular economy. www.scrapsolutions.com.au Recycling, Education, Learning, Circular Economy
Kids on school strike, councillors in emergency mode
Kids on school strike, councillors in emergency mode | Guest in The Sustainable Hour on 12 September 2018 is Jackie Matthews from Suburban Scrap Solutions, a mum of five kids who gives educational talks in the community about recycling and the circular economy. www.scrapsolutions.com.au
Guest in The Sustainable Hour no 235 on 26 September 2018 is Rosemary Nugent from Humans in Geelong, who gives us all the details about the optimistic Humans’ expo which is held on 7 October. We talk sustainable coffee pods with Kayla Mossuto from Crema Joe. Regenerative farming with Jody Brown. We listen to Paul McCartney’s new climate song and a speech by the secretary-general of the United Nations. And more... Leadership, Paul Mccartney, Secretary, Expo, September, Turn Ons
The art of turning a ship despite repeated leadership failures
Guest in The Sustainable Hour no 235 on 26 September 2018 is Rosemary Nugent from Humans in Geelong, who gives us all the details about the optimistic Humans’ expo which is held on 7 October. We talk sustainable coffee pods with Kayla Mossuto from Crema Joe. Regenerative farming with Jody Brown. We listen to Paul McCartney’s new climate song and a speech by the secretary-general of the United Nations. And more...
#YouthRevolution? #StopAdani? #Drawdown? Yep: #TheTimeHasCome | The time has come… for a youth revolution, for carbon drawdown and for keeping the climate-wrecking fossils in the ground – which means putting a full stop to the Adani coal megamine in Queensland. Our guest in The Sustainable Hour no 234 on 19 September 2018, who explains how we will stop Adani, is Charlie Wood from Tipping Point and the #StopAdani movement’s Melbourne HQ... Stop Ad, Full Stop, Revolution, Movement, Melbourne
#YouthRevolution? #StopAdani? #Drawdown? Yep: #TheTimeHasCome
#YouthRevolution? #StopAdani? #Drawdown? Yep: #TheTimeHasCome | The time has come… for a youth revolution, for carbon drawdown and for keeping the climate-wrecking fossils in the ground – which means putting a full stop to the Adani coal megamine in Queensland. Our guest in The Sustainable Hour no 234 on 19 September 2018, who explains how we will stop Adani, is Charlie Wood from Tipping Point and the #StopAdani movement’s Melbourne HQ...
Guests in The Sustainable Hour no 232 on 5 September 2018 are Cindy Eiritz from Healthy Soils Australia, member of Citizens Climate Lobby and a regenerative farming researcher, and Lene Fogsgaard, a Danish journalist based in Melbourne. Greta Thunberg, 15-year-old Swedish student, was interviewed in Stockholm by Janine O’keffey... Stockholm, Journalist, How To Plan, Interview, Danish, Student, 5th September
Working with nature to cultivate system change
Guests in The Sustainable Hour no 232 on 5 September 2018 are Cindy Eiritz from Healthy Soils Australia, member of Citizens Climate Lobby and a regenerative farming researcher, and Lene Fogsgaard, a Danish journalist based in Melbourne. Greta Thunberg, 15-year-old Swedish student, was interviewed in Stockholm by Janine O’keffey...
Upcyclability and the idea that we can do better | Guest in the Sustainable Studio on 29 August 2018 is upcycle fashionista Diem Huong Young, founder of DHY Design which repurposes clothes in Torquay... [Click on photo to read more] Clothes, Design, Founder, Best, Upcycle, Diem, Podcasts
Upcyclability and the idea that we can do better
Upcyclability and the idea that we can do better | Guest in the Sustainable Studio on 29 August 2018 is upcycle fashionista Diem Huong Young, founder of DHY Design which repurposes clothes in Torquay... [Click on photo to read more]
Liberating wind of change in Geelong region | An energetic 230th Sustainable Hour where two friends of the wind – Friends of the Earth Melbourne’s Yes2Renewables coordinator Pat Simons and community-owned Hepburn Wind’s community manager Taryn Lane – help us bust a couple of industrial wind farm and power price myths, along with how best to respond to... Industrial, Friends, Wind Of Change, Earth Friendly, Wind Farm, Wind
Liberating wind of change in Geelong region
Liberating wind of change in Geelong region | An energetic 230th Sustainable Hour where two friends of the wind – Friends of the Earth Melbourne’s Yes2Renewables coordinator Pat Simons and community-owned Hepburn Wind’s community manager Taryn Lane – help us bust a couple of industrial wind farm and power price myths, along with how best to respond to...
Eco-loop dream a reality: energy saved, waste reduced | We have five extraordinary guests and speakers in The Sustainable Hour no 228 on 8 August 2018 who each are making a significant difference as innovators, pioneers and leaders in their respective fields Innovation, Energy, Eco, Reduced, Leader, Reality
Eco-loop dream a reality: energy saved, waste reduced
Eco-loop dream a reality: energy saved, waste reduced | We have five extraordinary guests and speakers in The Sustainable Hour no 228 on 8 August 2018 who each are making a significant difference as innovators, pioneers and leaders in their respective fields
Embracing a new messaging | Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 15 August 2018 is Maxine Bazeley of Teal Collaborative, who lives in Torquay and is a member of Surf Coast Energy Group. Click on photo to learn more about the podcast Group, Maxine, Embrace, Coast
Embracing a new messaging
Embracing a new messaging | Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 15 August 2018 is Maxine Bazeley of Teal Collaborative, who lives in Torquay and is a member of Surf Coast Energy Group. Click on photo to learn more about the podcast
Listen to podcast: http://climatesafety.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/sustainablehour227_032kbp.mp3 - Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 1 August 2018 is Craig Morley from Geelong Field Naturalists Club, who is joined on the phone by Sean Dooley, editor of Australian Birdlife Editor, Morley, Acting, Uploads, Field, Naturalist
Act for responsibility in wave of bird extinction
Listen to podcast: http://climatesafety.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/sustainablehour227_032kbp.mp3 - Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 1 August 2018 is Craig Morley from Geelong Field Naturalists Club, who is joined on the phone by Sean Dooley, editor of Australian Birdlife
The Sustainable ‘War on Waste’ Hour on 25 July 2018 - with Alexx Stuart, Mark McVeigh and Dr Jonathan Balls.  As Plastic Free July comes to an end, Colin Mockett shares his Plastic Free Outlook with us, including news about ABC’s Q&A and War on Waste. Extreme Weather, Disasters, Personal Power, Plastic Pollution, Government, Extreme
War on plastic pollution with personal power
The Sustainable ‘War on Waste’ Hour on 25 July 2018 - with Alexx Stuart, Mark McVeigh and Dr Jonathan Balls. As Plastic Free July comes to an end, Colin Mockett shares his Plastic Free Outlook with us, including news about ABC’s Q&A and War on Waste.
The suburb that rose to the climate emergency challenge | An hour about the Melbourne municipality that rose to the challenge of overcoming climate change – and what happened next. Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 18 July 2018 is climate action campaigner Adrian Whitehead who co-founded Beyond Zero Emissions, the political party Save the Planet, and Community Action for the Climate Emergency (CACE). ... Zero, Climate Change, Emissions, Municipality, Political Party
The suburb that rose to the climate emergency challenge
The suburb that rose to the climate emergency challenge | An hour about the Melbourne municipality that rose to the challenge of overcoming climate change – and what happened next. Our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 18 July 2018 is climate action campaigner Adrian Whitehead who co-founded Beyond Zero Emissions, the political party Save the Planet, and Community Action for the Climate Emergency (CACE). ...
Beyond our water pipes | Future water security lay outside the usual water delivery infrastructure. In The Sustainable Hour #224 on 11 July 2018, our guest is the Victorian Minister for Water and Police, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, who expands our vision on water Police, Water Delivery, Water Pipes, Infrastructure, Expand, Delivery, Pipes, Future
Beyond our water pipes
Beyond our water pipes | Future water security lay outside the usual water delivery infrastructure. In The Sustainable Hour #224 on 11 July 2018, our guest is the Victorian Minister for Water and Police, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, who expands our vision on water
Take it from The Terminator | In The Sustainable Hour on 4 July 2018, we talk with Simon Sheikh, managing director of Future Super, and professor Lesley Hughes, founding member of the Climate Council and a lead author on the International Panel on Climate Change’s latest two reports. We play a peer-reviewed rap song about IPCC for her – by Baba Brinkman. Colin Mockett’s Global Outlook contains a special message to our listeners, and we play a new video from The Terminator with a special messa... Peer, Council, Tony Abbott, Author, Professor
Take it from The Terminator
Take it from The Terminator | In The Sustainable Hour on 4 July 2018, we talk with Simon Sheikh, managing director of Future Super, and professor Lesley Hughes, founding member of the Climate Council and a lead author on the International Panel on Climate Change’s latest two reports. We play a peer-reviewed rap song about IPCC for her – by Baba Brinkman. Colin Mockett’s Global Outlook contains a special message to our listeners, and we play a new video from The Terminator with a special messa...
When an airborne catastrophe hangs over our heads, here’s what we do |  The Sustainable Hour no 222 on 27 June 2018 Environmental Justice, Hang Over, Headed, Chad, Board, June
When an airborne catastrophe hangs over our heads, here’s what we do
When an airborne catastrophe hangs over our heads, here’s what we do | The Sustainable Hour no 222 on 27 June 2018
Groundswell of zero waste living | Australia is getting ready for Plastic-Free July – the countdown started today with a major supermarket chain stopping its handing out free single-use plastic bags. In The Sustainable Hour no 221 on 20 June 2018, we talk with Linda Grant, an education officer based in Hamilton for the Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group and Katie Traill and Meg Odgers from Towards Zero Waste Geelong. Plastic Free July, Zero Waste, Supermarket, Ways To Recycle, Recovery
Groundswell of zero waste living
Groundswell of zero waste living | Australia is getting ready for Plastic-Free July – the countdown started today with a major supermarket chain stopping its handing out free single-use plastic bags. In The Sustainable Hour no 221 on 20 June 2018, we talk with Linda Grant, an education officer based in Hamilton for the Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group and Katie Traill and Meg Odgers from Towards Zero Waste Geelong.
Green cleaning in a bubbling uprising: Wellness advocates Misty Barth from Witchy Brews and Sarah Bradford from Earth Love Gratitude are our guests in The Sustainable Hour #220 on 13 June 2018. Gratitude, Cleaning, Earth, Wellness Advocate, Green Cleaning, Wellness, Misty, Sarah
Green cleaning in a bubbling uprising
Green cleaning in a bubbling uprising: Wellness advocates Misty Barth from Witchy Brews and Sarah Bradford from Earth Love Gratitude are our guests in The Sustainable Hour #220 on 13 June 2018.
The Regenerative Hour: Bring soils into the conversation | A regenerative hour about stable soil sinks versus ‘coke of the farming world’ – with Chris Balazs from Sage Farm, Cindy Eiritz from Healthy Soils, permaculture singer and songwriter Charlie Mgee from Formidable Vegetable Sound System, and Colin Mockett from 94.7 The Pulse. Farming, System, Versus, Healthy, Sound System, Chris, Conversation
Bring soils into the conversation
The Regenerative Hour: Bring soils into the conversation | A regenerative hour about stable soil sinks versus ‘coke of the farming world’ – with Chris Balazs from Sage Farm, Cindy Eiritz from Healthy Soils, permaculture singer and songwriter Charlie Mgee from Formidable Vegetable Sound System, and Colin Mockett from 94.7 The Pulse.
Upcycling, downshifting and climatically having a go | Guests in the Sustainable Hour no 218 are Claire Zeigler, a member of the Repair Cafe in Highton and organiser of a World Environment Day event, and Colin Mockett, who is just back from Shanghai and has a great story to tell about what has happened there in the last year. Over the phone we talk with Dr Martin Rice, head of The Climate Council, and David Holmgren, permaculture co-founder and author. Upcycling, Environment Day, Co Founder, Environment, World Environment Day, David Holmgren
Upcycling, downshifting and climatically having a go
Upcycling, downshifting and climatically having a go | Guests in the Sustainable Hour no 218 are Claire Zeigler, a member of the Repair Cafe in Highton and organiser of a World Environment Day event, and Colin Mockett, who is just back from Shanghai and has a great story to tell about what has happened there in the last year. Over the phone we talk with Dr Martin Rice, head of The Climate Council, and David Holmgren, permaculture co-founder and author.
Starting small and working our way up: An existential Sustainable Hour with James McLennan, education program manager at The Farmer’s Place and ResourceSmart Schools coordinator, talking about climate change, leadership, kids with ‘nature deficit disorder’, the idea of taking fossil fuel executives bushwalking and how 60 out of the 250 schools in Barwon South-West are hugely benefitting from the ResourceSmart Schools program. 23 May 2018. #217 Nature, About Climate Change, Nature Deficit Disorder, School Programs, Change Leadership
Starting small and working our way up
Starting small and working our way up: An existential Sustainable Hour with James McLennan, education program manager at The Farmer’s Place and ResourceSmart Schools coordinator, talking about climate change, leadership, kids with ‘nature deficit disorder’, the idea of taking fossil fuel executives bushwalking and how 60 out of the 250 schools in Barwon South-West are hugely benefitting from the ResourceSmart Schools program. 23 May 2018. #217
People-powered solutions saving on emissions and money – The Sustainable Hour no 216 on 16 May 2018 with Dan Cowdell, Alex Georgiou, Alicia Brown, Philip Ajyapong, Pouriya Ebrahampour, Osmani Juarez, Vicki Perrett, Sarah Mansfield, Ian Dunlop, Sheryl Biddle, Jen Fuller and Lindsey Fuller Philip, Dunlop, Dan, Lindsey
People-powered solutions saving on emissions and money
People-powered solutions saving on emissions and money – The Sustainable Hour no 216 on 16 May 2018 with Dan Cowdell, Alex Georgiou, Alicia Brown, Philip Ajyapong, Pouriya Ebrahampour, Osmani Juarez, Vicki Perrett, Sarah Mansfield, Ian Dunlop, Sheryl Biddle, Jen Fuller and Lindsey Fuller
Bypassing the carbon paralysis. The Sustainable Hour no 215 on 9 May 2018 is about how doctors, medical students, activists and active members of our communities are bypassing the carbon paralysis which the fossil fuel industry has created in our governments. Activists, Medical Students, Doctors, Medical, Active, The Voice
Bypassing the carbon paralysis
Bypassing the carbon paralysis. The Sustainable Hour no 215 on 9 May 2018 is about how doctors, medical students, activists and active members of our communities are bypassing the carbon paralysis which the fossil fuel industry has created in our governments.
Waste is in the air: In The Sustainable Hour on 2 May 2018, Corio Waste Management CEO Ken Dickens shares his insight into the disruptions that are going on in the Australian recycling sector at the moment – a recording from Geelong Sustainability�’s Green Drinks event in March. Vicki Perrett, president of Geelong Sustainability, tells us about an exciting new collaborative zero waste initiative that was launched on 1 May 2018 Insight, In This Moment, Ceo
Waste is in the air
Waste is in the air: In The Sustainable Hour on 2 May 2018, Corio Waste Management CEO Ken Dickens shares his insight into the disruptions that are going on in the Australian recycling sector at the moment – a recording from Geelong Sustainability’s Green Drinks event in March. Vicki Perrett, president of Geelong Sustainability, tells us about an exciting new collaborative zero waste initiative that was launched on 1 May 2018