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sustainability

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

The little things that make a difference

Wirth Research has used its expertise gained in F1 aerodynamics to develop the Ecoblade. The twin bladed system can be… 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

Doing the right thing while keeping powered up

Most portable or mobile devices need power and that is provided by batteries in some form – either rechargeable or… Read More

Ecologist Mike Joy: critic and conscience award

With a growing number of lakes and rivers unsafe for swimming eco-warrior Dr Mike Joy is determined to get people… Read More

Acoustic dividers that are fit for building biology

Recently, the IBN (the Institute for Building Biology and Sustainability) built a new building to host themselves. There's lots of… 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