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climate change

Auckland and water – yet again

I have been wondering about the very low water rates for years. Maybe time to actually pay the price for… Read More

Too much, too little – Winter, yet no water

February 2018 was the wettest February on record, 2017 saw the wettest day on record in parts of New Zealand… Read More

Claims and certifications

While I stand in Sea World, watching the pelicans with their broken or missing wings caused by boat hits and… Read More

Cheap and fast: Fletchers 100,000 new KiwiBuild homes

The KiwiBuild idea, Fletchers and the capacity issue, yet alone any sustainability. Read More

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

How France is stealing a march on sustainability

Emmanuel Macron has signalled readiness to push French leadership on climate even more aggressively to protect the agreement that bears… 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

Fancy moving to Antarctica?

Do you fancy moving to Antarctica? Maybe you are Australian or Californian and tired of bush fires and droughts? Read More