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