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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Greta Thunberg effect: people familiar with young climate activist may be more likely to act

Anandita Sabherwal, London School of Economics and Political Science and Sander van der Linden, University of Cambridge She was declared Time magazine’s person of the year in the same month that Donald Trump told her to “work on her anger management issues”. Greta Thunberg has attracted international attention since her lone demonstration outside the Swedish

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Corporate support for employee volunteering programs is good business.

Corporate support for employee volunteering programs is good business.  An article titled ‘Corporate Volunteerism proves a smart business move’ noted that corporate volunteering is “an exciting phenomenon” in the volunteering sector. “It can bond teams going through change, and bridge differences often overlooked in the hubris of ‘business as usual” and ‘The benefits can be

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