climate change

Urban form and sustainability seminar

At a time of rising house prices in our main urban areas, how can cities respond sustainably to what people want? We held a seminar on urban form and sustainability with speakers Ralph Chapman, Nadine Dodge, Pattern Reid, David Mitchell and Peter Matich.

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 29 April 2016 – 11:47 am

Sustainable cities one-day courses

We offered one-day courses in February – Drivers of urban change | Reducing inequalities in health systems and housing | Climate crisis: A public health response. Now closed.

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

Video of seminar: Planetary health

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

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

Video: Drivers of urban change – Survey of sentiments about cities

Video is now available of the talk by Ed Randal and Anna Hamer-Adams (University of Otago, Wellington) on the results from a new survey of New Zealanders’ views about urban issues.

Posted in climate change and housing & building and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and urban governance and video & audio on 16 October 2015 – 8:50 am