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Import taxes create losers

it just prevents you from importing and using a good product that would otherwise advance technology in the country, make… Read More

Crickhowell: Welsh town moves ‘offshore’ to avoid tax on local business

When independent traders in a small Welsh town discovered the loopholes used by multinational giants to avoid paying UK tax,… Read More

Auckland Housing crisis – all the wrong assumptions and information

The median house price in Auckland is now at $750K, a number that our family would probably struggle to afford… Read More

Solar Energy : This Is What A Disruptive Technology Looks Like

Imagine that solar energy was cheaper than any other energy source. Now imagine that this actually happened a few years… Read More

Rural America’s Silent Housing Crisis – just like NZ

A very interesting article about the housing crisis in the US. Interestingly enough, New Zealand is not the only place… Read More

German Solar Experience Offers Critical ‘Lessons Learned’

Germany has been through a long history of coal, nuclear and renewables. And there are lessons to be learnt, for… Read More

Harvard Fossil Fuel (un-)Divestment Statement

Fossil fuel divestment  has been a big subject lately. Several large institutions and companies have moved away from any fossil… Read More

Solar forces a day of reckoning on utilities

The traditional power industry is finally facing a mass defection because of a source once dismissed as a pipe dream.… Read More