A nice summary of our sustainability status can be found in the build magazine. I would generally agree with the article. While we have an abundance of materials, knowledge and tools, we still struggle to deliver.
This is some good news. We need more of this. On a side note, I have seen several Nissan Leaf’s in Auckland lately and as announced earlier, Silvia Park has a charging station for them.
According to my experience over the last ten years, it is not the act being the issue, it’s the people interpreting it. Any overhaul should address arbitrary interpretation. When we talk about resources, we should be discussing effects on land, air, water predominantly, not the color of a facade, some building texture or paving. This…
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is speaking in Peru today about how climate change impacts national security. We see an Arctic that is melting, meaning that most likely a new sea lane will emerge,” he said. “We know that there are significant minerals and natural deposits of oil and natural gas there. That means…
Greenpeace calls it not perfect but a move in the right direction and I tend to agree. Research conducted on the sugarcane containers by its producers in Japan and Brazil showed that every kilogram of carbon capture plastic produced captured 2kg of atmospheric CO2. Comparatively every kilogram of petrochemical produced caused just under 2kg of…
It is actually a good question. How do we use our available space and if not used on a daily basis, could we do without? How eay would it be and would we then have to change some of our other areas to compensate for the loss of the other one?
Extensive mining activity is due to start in the beautiful bush clad hills behind the iconic Karangahake Rail Trail.
When Tasla will be building their factory in Nevada, the first question that came to my mind was: Where’s the water and power coming from?
The all new Mercedes C class appears not to be new in performance and features, rather in design and gadgets. The environmental credentials are rather disappointing.
Generation Zero gained confidential minutes obtained through a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request to show how the council’s governing body signed off the release of greenfield land in Helensville south on May 1 against the official advice of the Housing Project Office.