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Pressure mounting on NZ to deliver real emission reduction

After many years focused on creative accounting, New Zealand is facing pressure to deliver emission reduction results… click here to read this New Zealand Herald article 

 

Home performance: your house can do what?!

Sally Blackwell is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Sustainability investigating the role of ‘middle actors’ in the socio-technical transition to better performing housing. Middle actors include people such as builders, tradespeople, home performance advisors or architects and designers. Sally has a background in developing and delivering programmes to improve the performance of existing

Could electric cars be bad for the environment?

The world it seems is falling in love with electric vehicles. While there is still a small base they are growing, both in numbers and variety. There is significant growth in electric vehicles, from small cars to big SUV’s and high performance sports cars, from electric bikes to scooters. They are also getting cheaper, and