Transition to renewable energy: Can it be made in time?

Existing sources of energy such as fossil fuels and uranium will eventually be depleted. If we want sustainable energy, it must come from renewable sources. This talk by Bob Lloyd examines if this can be done in time with existing resources. He also looks at problems, namely that our existing financial system is based upon continued economic growth and economic growth is based on a cheap and expanding energy supply.

Posted in climate change and energy and NZ policy issues and video & audio on 23 April 2010 – 3:54 pm

Local renewable energy policies & actions

A global survey and prospects for NZ

Posted in energy and NZ policy issues and video & audio on 30 March 2010 – 4:37 pm

Renewable energy uptake in New Zealand cities: Seminar, radio interview

The Centre for Sustainable Cities partnered with the NZ School of Government and ICLEI to host this very successful seminar on renewable energy uptake at a city level. International expert Dr. Eric Martinot, Nelson Mayor Kerry Marshall and Greater Wellington Councillor Paul Bruce provided presentations from a global to local perspective.

Posted in energy and housing & building and NZ policy issues and research and urban design and urban governance and video & audio on 2 April 2009 – 1:53 pm