There are communities all over the world making a change — to a more sustainable, liveable and enjoyable future. Let’s bring positive benefits to ours!
The future is looking pretty scary right now. That’s why we are focused on action, not debate. We regularly share great positive initiatives happening elsewhere in our blog. Below, are plenty of resources and education about climate, sustainability, and the benefits for everyone of both small and large behavioural change.
War on Waste on ABC iView
“2040” Film – A view of a cleaner, better future
“Outrage and Optimism” – From Christian Figueres and the team who brought about the Paris Agreement, this podcast faces the climate crisis head-on but wants you to understand that we have the power to solve this. Amazing line-up of guest interviewees from all different angles from pop stars who get it, to world leaders to trusted environmental heroes like David Attenborough, Jane Goodall and Greta Thunberg. The hosts discuss the issues and politics in a way that will inform you, inspire you and make you realise that this is the most exciting time in history to be alive. — Listen now!
“The Green Elephant in the Room” – avoids repeating doom and gloom statistics without discounting them. Focuses on talking about energy independence, green jobs, livable cities, clean water, clean air and healthy children. — Listen now!
“Good Future”, with John Treadgold – views sustainability from the view of investment and finance. Shows the potential of impact investing, gives real-world examples of the kinds of social enterprises being funded by charitable foundations and fund managers, and why they are successful. — Listen now!
“Who Runs this Place?” – ABC Radio National Podcast – An insight into politics, business and who has the power in Australia. Also looks at the difference between Australian states and cities as to how power is wielded and used. — Listen now!
“Drawdown” – by Paul Hawken (edited)
“The Weather-Makers” – by Tim Flannery
“Requiem for a Species – why we deny the science of climate change” by Clive Hamilton
“This Changes Everything – Capitalism vs Climate” – by Naomi Klein
The Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC)