Episodes

Nov. 25, 2020

Counter business as usual

The Sustainable Hour no 342 In The Tunnel on 25 November 2020, we have three guests, all doing very much different things, but all with the same aim: The aim of being active participants in solutions to the chaotic place wher...

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Nov. 17, 2020

Paving the way to climate leadership

Two inspirational women are paving the way: Belinda Moloney and Emma Pocock Our guests in the Tunnel on 18 November 2020 are two extraordinary climate leaders who are paving the way out of that corner which our federal govern...

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Nov. 10, 2020

Separated by borders - united in vision

The Sustainable Hour no 340 on 11 November 2020 prepares us for the National Day of Action against new fossil fuels which will be held on Saturday 28 November 2020. We have the women from Friday’s For Future Online who are pa...

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Nov. 3, 2020

Momentum for koalas, surfers, athletes and nature

On 4 November 2020, we open The Sustainable Hour no 339 with a clip from BBC filmmaker David Attenborough ‘s powerful witness statement ‘ A Life on Our Planet ‘ – his outstanding first-hand account of humanity’s impact on nat...

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Oct. 30, 2020

THE REGENERATIVE HOUR: The call of the world

26TH EPISODE OF THE REGENERATIVE HOUR: Can we turn the 2020s into ‘The Regenerative Decade’? In this series of interviews about what that would imply, we talk ecology, deep adaptation, grief, compassion and passion, connectin...

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Oct. 27, 2020

The Sustainable Disaster Hour

We take an encouraging step on the Stairway to Hiatus in The Tunnel this week. Together with our three guests we discover how to live – and live well – in the climate emergency. Welcome to our first ‘Sustainable Disaster Hour...

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Oct. 20, 2020

Let’s change our practices and the way we do things

In The Sustainable Hour on 21 October 2020 we have two people closely associated with the making of the award-winning film ‘ In My Blood It Runs ‘: Traditional elder William Tilmouth , founder of the Children’s Ground and an ...

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Oct. 14, 2020

Change of mindset to take Geelong forward

While our Hiatus in the Tunnel continues, on 14 October 2020, we focus on a panel of three giving their views on what a ‘Clever & Creative’ Geelong needs to do to transition to a post-Covid and post-carbon world. Our panelist...

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Oct. 6, 2020

Geelong election candidates reaching for a bigger green

While our Hiatus in the Tunnel continues, on 7 October 2020 our focus is on three candidates who have put themselves up to represent the citizens of Greater Geelong in the upcoming local government election. Two of these are ...

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Sept. 29, 2020

Clever and creative women putting climate first

The Sustainable Hour no 334 On 30 September 2020 we host a panel of ‘Put Climate First’ candidates for the City of Greater Geelong and one from the Surf Coast Shire for the local government elections that are rapidly approach...

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Sept. 22, 2020

The Sustainable House in the age of change

The Sustainable Hour no 333 The school strikers are calling again . This Friday, 25 September, is a global school strike – and a national day of action protesting our government’s destructive obsession with gas. In Geelong, t...

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Sept. 15, 2020

Making the tree change: standing with Earth

The Sustainable Hour no 332 Joining us in our in the Tunnel and Stairway to Hiatus on 16 September 2020, we have three guests: Sarah Jones and Jamie Marloo Thomas , the co-founders of Bacchus Marsh Earth-based wellness group ...

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Sept. 8, 2020

Planting seeds of climate leadership

The Sustainable Hour no 331 We have three guests in our Hiatus Tunnel on 9 September 2020: Social researcher and climate activist Rebecca Huntley is the author of the recently released book ‘How to Talk About Climate Change i...

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Sept. 1, 2020

Climate alleviation with plants, drinks and Twitter memes

The Sustainable Hour no 330 In our Hiatus Tunnel on 2 September 2020, we have three dynamic people who are all passionate community solution seekers. Founder of the Climate Factory Edwina Robinson tells us how her not-for-pro...

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Aug. 26, 2020

Flight free for our health outdoors

The Sustainable Hour no 329 On 26 August 2020, our Hiatus Tunnel is full of dynamic solution seekers. We start the hour with a short promo-trailer for a new Danish climate podcast by the Danish Minister for Climate, Dan Jørge...

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Aug. 19, 2020

This is your moment in time

The Sustainable Hour #328 Guest in The Tunnel on 19 August 2020 is Michelle Maloney – entering at 29 minutes in the podcast. Not being content with co-founding the New Economy Network Australia , she did the same for the Aust...

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Aug. 10, 2020

Vote the difference

The Sustainable Hour no 327 Today marks the launch of The Sustainable Hour’s 2020 local government election coverage. Between now and the elections that are listed to be in October, we’ll be giving all candidates an opportuni...

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Aug. 4, 2020

Just climate

The Sustainable Hour no 326 Our guests in The Tunnel on 5 August 2020, as we get organised for the Hiatus, are: Fifth-year law student Katta O’Donnell who is courageously taking the Australian Government to court on the groun...

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July 28, 2020

Live the difference

Fond greetings, listeners, supporters and friends! This week we are creating Sustainable Hour history. For every one of our previous 324 radio hours, The Sustainable Hour has been 1 hour long, but today, on 29 July 2020, beca...

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July 24, 2020

Professor Andrew Blakers: 100% renewables and storage

“We can make a 75 per cent cut in emissions without inventing anything new. We just need to go out and do it.” ~ Andrew Blakers Professor Andrew Blakers: 100% renewables and storage This was an interesting 30-minute zoom-pres...

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July 21, 2020

Art and songs push our ideas

Welcome to The Sustainable Hour #324. In The Tunnel on 22 July 2020 we meet three artists, who use their art to make a difference and push their ideas somewhere new: Our first guest is choir maester Stephen Tabener . Stephen ...

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July 18, 2020

Moving the needle towards a green recovery

Podcast by Mik Aidt on 19 July 2020: The Sustainable Business Hour About how quickly the story in the global business community is changing at the moment – and in that regard, from a Geelong perspective: also about why Viva E...

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July 15, 2020

Loving connections with the natural world

The Sustainable Hour no 323 Four guests in The Tunnel on 15 July 2020. What a packed program today! From time to time over the last 10 weeks, Jackie Matthews has been excitedly telling us how good the ‘Nature Stewards’ course...

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July 12, 2020

Climate safety - who cares

25TH EPISODE OF THE REGENERATIVE HOUR: Can we turn the 2020s into ‘The Regenerative Decade’? In this series of interviews about what that would imply, we talk ecology, deep adaptation, grief, compassion and passion, connectin...

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