climate change

Guy McPherson on climate change

Guy McPherson, professor emeritus of conservation biology, is speaking at a series of events in Wellington in October on ‘Abrupt climate change: Evidence and options for the future to preserve a living planet’.

Posted in climate change and news & events on 26 September 2014 – 4:33 pm

Slam on the brakes! Island Bay cycleway discussion

Is a cycleway a good idea for climate change mitigation? Is the Island Bay cycleway a good idea? What are the thoughts and concerns of Newtown businesses and where should we go from here? A video presentation and report by medical students of University of Otago Wellington

Posted in climate change and health and news & events and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance and video & audio on 6 August 2014 – 11:35 am

Mobilities Symposium – presentations

How will people, things and ideas move in the future, and how will such mobilities impact on human, economic and environmental resilience? View presentations from the 5th NZ Mobilities Symposium:

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and news & events and NZ policy issues and transport and video & audio on 9 June 2014 – 1:11 pm

Health impacts of climate change

The impacts of climate change on our health and what we can do to protect against these hazards – a radio interview with Alistair Woodward.

Posted in climate change and health and video & audio on 1 May 2014 – 8:30 am

Resilient Urban Futures

With 87% of New Zealanders now living in cities and towns, planning for urban resilience is needed more than ever.  What development path should New Zealand’s cities take to ensure maximum environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits can be gained?

Posted in behaviour change and climate change and energy and housing & building and NZ policy issues and research and transport and urban design and urban governance on 16 December 2013 – 4:04 pm