November 1st, 2019 | 29 mins 23 secs
academic, activism, climate change, climate crisis, effa, festival, film, live, panel, sustainability, the hottest august
Host Mark moderates a panel with three well-known and respected climate academics to discuss the lived realities of climate crisis.
Bob Brown, Maiysha Moin, and more | La Trobe University — Climate Change in Australia: Where to Now?
October 24th, 2019 | 51 mins 35 secs
activism, amanda cahill, auspol, bob brown, climate change, david ritter, greenpeace, greens, la trobe, maiysha moin, new economy, ngv, politics, school strike, stop adani, sustainability
Our thanks to La Trobe University and Prof. Robert Manne for allowing us to record and produce this episode.
Recorced at the National Gallery of Victoria, September 17th 2019.
September 13th, 2019 | 12 mins 39 secs
activism, activist, climate change, extinction rebellion, melbourne, nonviolent direct action, nvda, sustainability, xr
Violet Coco shares the story of her arrest on September 6th.
September 7th, 2019 | 39 mins 56 secs
activism, adani, burnout, climate change, depression, extinction rebellion, mental health, sustainability, the sustainable hour
Bronwyn has a great chat with community stalwart, long-time activist, former school teacher and community radio host Anthony Gleeson, and gleans three key lessons about personally sustaining activism.
July 5th, 2019 | 28 mins 43 secs
activism, activists, china, climate change, democracy, hong kong, knox, lake knox, protest, save lake knox, sustainability
In this special episode, we have two contrasting stories. One from Jo Dodds, Bega Shire Councillor, who has been in Hong Kong for the record-smashing protests, on how one act of violence has warped a mass movement. Another from Knox, in eastern Melbourne, from a young man working to save a lake, and habitat for endangered species, from short-sighted development.
June 8th, 2019 | 56 mins 31 secs
activism, activist, climate change, council, extinction rebellion, inner west, ipa, leeds, london, melbourne, nonviolent direct action, nvda, sustainability, sydney, sydney harbour bridge, uk, xr
This episode is a collaboration with friends of the show in Leeds, England, featuring voices from Melbourne, Sydney, Leeds and London. Go behind the headlines to learn more about Extinction Rebellion, and the people behind the movement, about why they are choosing to rebel.
May 4th, 2019 | 41 mins 39 secs
act, activism, africa, australian politics, canberra, climate change, climate election, ghana, grassroots, mattlawie, my extremely long walk, nigeria, permaculture, petition, rain, rainfall, shannon loughnane, sustainability, un, west africa
Hear from Shannon as he walks from Melbourne to Canberra to deliver the message to the Australian Parliament that far greater action is needed on climate change. Mark interviews a permaculture farmer and community educator in the Volta Region of Ghana, West Africa, Matthew Onyeanula.
April 11th, 2019 | 31 mins 44 secs
act, activism, australian politics, canberra, climate change, climate election, grassroots, my extremely long walk, petition, shannon loughnane, sustainability
Shannon is a young man who'd had enough with Australia's lack of action on climate change, and has made the decision to walk up to the counter to complain. And by counter, we mean the capital. And by walk, we mean walk. 700 kilometers.
January 31st, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
activism, carmichael mine, climate change, community action, gold coast, stop adani, sustainability
The Gold Coast chapter of Stop Adani, a grassroots environmental network Australia-wide, take over this week's show. They got in a studio to record this story of how their group works, the campaign they're on, and the successes they've had. They also give great advice to help you get involved in a group, and how to make groups more effective.
November 23rd, 2018 | 20 mins 50 secs
The day before polling day, here's a final update from Act on Climate, and interviews with voters and candidates on the importance of this election in the context of climate change.