New sustainable cities one-day courses

We are delighted to offer these one-day courses in February – Drivers of urban change | Reducing inequalities in health systems and housing | Climate crisis: A public health response.

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and health and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and urban design and urban governance on 12 January 2016 – 3:31 pm

Wellington start-up in top three at Paris Climate Conference

A Wellington e-commerce start-up with a unique eco-idea to lower CO2 emissions has been placed second in a worldwide competition to tackle climate change at COP21, the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris.

Posted in climate change and video & audio on 11 January 2016 – 10:28 am

Drivers of urban change: New report

What drives urban change in New Zealand? How can our cities and towns provide a desirable, prosperous, socially inclusive, healthy and environmentally sustainable way of life? Drivers of Urban Change is a new report from NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities, edited by Lisa Early, Philippa Howden-Chapman and Marie Russell, and available from Steele Roberts.

Posted in housing & building and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 4 December 2015 – 10:25 am

Seminar: Planetary health

We held a seminar with Anthony Capon on Planetary health: Protecting and promoting human health in the Anthropocene epoch. See the presentation (pdf)

Posted in climate change and health and news & events on 19 November 2015 – 2:06 pm

New Horizon poll: Survey of sentiments about cities

A new survey shows most New Zealanders favour mixed-use development, urban limits and council-led urban development. >>

Posted in housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban governance on 2 November 2015 – 8:51 am

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