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Adapting to Climate Change in New Zealand

As part of the process of writing my latest board report for carboNZero, I researched latest development at government level… Read More

Holzweg – NOT!

Lloyd Alter has written a nice article about the Stadthaus (another German name), a nine storey timber building in London,… Read More

The Swedish report and the EV batteries – some real world numbers

There's a Swedish article that has been often quoted over the months regarding the environmental impact of EV batteries. If… Read More

Thought of the day: Efficiency

Efficiency is very interesting concept. One can be very efficient in doing the wrong thing. That does not make the… Read More

How Regenerative Organic Agriculture Can Save the Planet

Organically managed soils can convert carbon CO2 from a greenhouse gas into a food-producing asset.” Two major upsides to this approach… Read More

People are getting more electricity from solar panels than coal, or do they?

The independent has featuring one of those many articles about how great solar energy is and how much the UK… Read More

Netherlands moots electric car future with petrol and diesel ban by 2025 | Technology | The Guardian

Dutch politicians have voted through a motion calling on the country to ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars… Read More

The Truth About Your Biodegradable Bamboo Toothbrush – My Plastic-free Life

There’s no perfect toothbrush, but some toothbrushes are less perfect than others, and sadly, a few of them aren’t even… Read More

How we design

Again and again I am astonished as to how long it takes for a great idea for a design until… Read More

Electric powered 1972 Datsun 1200 gives drag-racing fraternity a shake-up.

Cool, just plain cool. This Taupo based car is great. And there's hardly anything under the hood. Hope this will… Read More