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PACIFIC CALLING: KIRIBAS and AMANDA CAHILL

Monday 14th May 2018  Amanda Cahill Amanda Cahill is the founding director of the Centre for Social Change.  She has worked extensively in developing countries and worries that climate change will force us to trust people who are just perpetuating a colonialist system.  The impact is falling on people who already do not [...]

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The town that said NO to AGL

Monday 7th May 2018 7th May 2018 BZE Community Radio Show with Andy, Kurt, Viv and Roger Giles Parkinson Giles Parkinson, Founder and Editor of REneweconomy tells Vivien about new developments on the desert road to transition. Sanjeev Gupta’s Green Steel investments will boost the need for renewable energy at Whyalla and elsewhere.. [...]

By | 2018-05-13T12:07:48+00:00 08 May 2018|Community Show|Comments Off on The town that said NO to AGL

Podcast: Australian Local Government Climate Review

BZE Community Radio Show podcast 23 April 2018 covering: The Local Government Climate Review, Bill McKibben's Accelerate Speaking Tour, Sustainability Victoria on Victorians’ Perception of Climate Change. We talk to authors of the 2018 Local Government Climate Review, which will be launched at the Resilient Cities Conference in Bonn, Germany this week. The review is [...]

By | 2018-05-06T15:28:49+00:00 01 May 2018|Community Show|Comments Off on Podcast: Australian Local Government Climate Review

Accelerating Climate Action: Taking on the giants

Monday 30th April 2018 Accelerating Climate Action: Taking on the giants Bill Mc Kibben is in Australia. President Macron is also visiting and he calls for a removal of all obstacles as we scale up.(1) As new coal mines and gas wells open up in NSW ,Qld and NT, not to mention the Adani Project [...]

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“What the FRACK is going on?” Unconventional oil and gas activities in Australia

 Monday 7 May 2018 From the NT to WA, in SA, VIC, NSW, and of course in QLD, unconventional oil and gas explorers and producers are pressuring Australian communities and governments to allow access to enormous new fossil fuel provinces. But aren’t we urgently meant to be moving away from fossil fuels? Tim Forcey describes [...]

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Historians Talk Climate

Monday 16th April 2018 Although climate change seems to be an alarming new problem without precedent in pre-industrial civilization, maybe historians can help us.  What can we learn from them? Sunburnt Country Dr Joelle Gergis talks to Vivien Langford about her new book “Sunburnt Country”. It is subtitled “The History and Future of Climate [...]

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Advocating for Renewable Energy

Simon-Corbell Monday 9 April 2018 Simon Corbell was appointed as the first Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate in December 2016 to promote the state’s renewable energy sector, provide independent advice to the Victorian Government and assist the state in meeting its renewable energy targets. Simon took up his role in January 2017 after serving [...]

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LOW CARBON WITH LOVE  from W.A, Canada  and India

Monday 26th March 2018 Three inspiring stories about lowering our carbon footprint. Frances Jones and her partner manage half a million hectares in W.A. Destocking gave them a chance to slowly  restore the land and sequester carbon. Wetlands came to life, perennial grasses came back and feral numbers went down. They featured on AUSTRALIAN STORY [...]

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