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Getting the message out about cosy homes.

We would all like to live in a cosy, energy efficient home, but the reality is that this is out of reach for many New Zealanders, with a large proportion of housing being either inadequately insulated or not insulated at all.

This is a serious concern, since the World Health Organisation recommends that homes be heated

Debbie Hopkins is guest blogger for Auckland Transport

To drive or not to drive, that is the question: generation Y research. (Click here to read blog)

Having driver’s licence no longer de rigueur- Otago Daily Times

Getting a driver’s licence is not the rite of passage it used to be, with young people increasingly going online rather than getting behind the wheel. (Click here to read full article)

Can businesses contribute to issues of energy?

People often hold the view that business and environmental objectives are in conflict. Certainly we see cases of businesses pillaging scarce resources for short term gain. It is easy to see how businesses can bring about harm due to their focus on profit and growth. This often results in public call for government level regulation