Sustainable Business and Education Leader
Retired teacher Richard Wood, 69, and his son, star environmentalist Arron, 39, work together on the Kids Teaching Kids education program and are great mates. But their relationship wasn’t always so harmonious.
Hello. I’m Stefano di Pieri. Tonight’s Australian Story is about a young man I once employed in my restaurant. But he is now tipped by both sides of politics to be one of Australia’s next generation of leaders...
According to City of Melbourne councillor Arron Wood, his clean investment motion, which was passed unanimously by council on Monday night, was more nuanced than a typical divestment action.
Arron Wood is only 34 but has already made his mark as an environmental educator and activist in Australia and beyond.
This entrepreneur survived the dip and went onto thrive
Some said we were wasting money, but the trees were always going to have individual ID numbers anyway. So it was only logical we’d assign the ID numbers to an email which connects these trees to the community
Sustainability is treating ourselves and our environment as if we are to live on this earth forever.
Making ourselves the solution, rather than part of the problem is our greatest challenge.
Melbourne Councilor Arron Wood says this urban forest strategy was developed during record-breaking heat, a 13-year drought, and more intense rainfall events. With ongoing global warming, this extreme weather is expected to intensify.
It’s an unmistakably Melbourne setting: councillor Arron Wood is the city’s environment portfolio chairman, standing in a rooftop courtyard as the faint sound of trams rises up from Swanston Street down below and the surrounding skyline reaches into a cool autumn sky.