How to cut emissions from transport: ban fossil fuel cars, electrify transport and get people walking and cycling

Fiona Goodall/Getty Images Robert McLachlan, Massey University The Climate Change Commission’s draft advice on how to decarbonise New Zealand’s economy is refreshing, particularly as it calls on the government to start phasing out fossil fuels instead of relying on offsets and carbon trading. Until now, New Zealand has relied heavily on its Emissions Trading Scheme,

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Business and Sustainability: Doing Well By Doing Good

Organisations are increasingly being assessed not only on ‘profit’ achievement but also the costs incurred in achieving that result. They are increasingly being rewarded and/or punished for the positive and/or negative impacts that their activities have on the environment and the wellbeing of society. Investors, suppliers, customers and the community are increasingly looking at, such

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