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.
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.
Out now from our researchers – how improving the built environment, such as retrofitting houses or designing streets to encourage cycling and walking, can have significant impacts on our health and well-being.
Share ideas, connect and collaborate with others, and generate an innovative solution to a climate change challenge within 24 hours – that was the goal of #Climathon. NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities was pleased to support Wellington’s participation in this global event. Here’s what happened, as told by Kim van Sparrentak, one of the team members.
We support intensified residential development in Wellington. Our research suggests that there is a substantial unmet demand for medium and high density housing in the city, outlined in our submission to Wellington City Council.