September 2015

Video: Urban development, stormwater and resilience

We held a talk by Jonathan Moores (NIWA) and Chris Batstone (Cawthron Institute) on developing ways to assess the resilience of our waterways to urban development. Now available to view online:

Posted in news & events and urban design and urban governance and video & audio on 21 September 2015 – 1:38 pm

Acting urgently on climate change: Ralph Chapman interviewed about his new book

In his new book, Ralph Chapman argues that we have only a small window of time before the pressures from climate change become too great for us to address them coherently. Time of Useful Consciousness is a practical call to action for NZ policy-makers and citizens, identifying steps that are urgent and critical for the creation of a green economy and a sustainable future.

Posted in climate change and news & events and NZ policy issues on 1 September 2015 – 1:24 pm