March 22, 2021

Wet elephants, Earth lovers and a marsian rebel

Wet elephants, Earth lovers and a marsian rebel

The Sustainable Hour no 355 - in the name of love, rage and and climate activism. Interviews with and speeches by members of the Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future movements.









The Sustainable Hour no 355 – in the name of love, rage and and climate activism. Interviews with and speeches by members of the Extinction Rebellion and Fridays for Future movements. Content overview:



02:31 Colin Mockett‘s global outlook



10:28 Tony Gleeson reporting live from Extinction Rebellion’s camp in Melbourne



13:31 and 31:53 and 1:04:24 Tim Neville, 25-year-old Extinction Rebellion media spokesperson, who was employed full time in the contruction industry until he quit his job to work full time as a climate activist.



18:37 Natalia Shara, author of a new cli-fi book – meaning: a climate science-fiction book – called ‘Descendants of Power’



28:37 Clip from the Marvel movie ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’



36:44 Report from the Fridays for Future event in Geelong on 19 March 2021. Speakers: Tony Gleeson, Caroline Danaher and Neo Williams.



#NoMoreEmptyPromises – Global Climate Strike event in Geelong, Australia

















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Acknowledgement



We at The Sustainable Hour would like to pay our respect to the traditional custodians of the land on which we are broadcasting, the Wathaurong People, and pay our respect to their elders, past, present and future.



The traditional owners lived in harmony with the land. They nurtured it and thrived in often harsh conditions for millenia before they were invaded. Their land was then stolen from them – it wasn’t ceeded. It is becoming more and more obvious that, if we are to survive the climate emergency we are facing, we have much to learn from their land management practices.



Our battle for climate justice won’t be won until our First Nations brothers and sisters have their true justice. When we talk about the future, it means extending our respect to those children not yet born, the generations of the future – remembering the old saying that…







“We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors. We borrow it from our children.”



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