In order to care for the environment we must also care for its people, Prof Henrik Moller tells Tom McKinlay.
Climate fiction has exploded in recent years, telling tales of sunken worlds and dust-bowl post-civilisations. Now, in a new novel, it’s Otago’s turn to have its future told.
The possibility that money can do good is gaining attention, writes Tom McKinlay.
Maori are employing intergenerational traditional knowledge to face new environmental challenges. There are clearly lessons for the wider community, Tom McKinlay learns.
The world of food production is changing, from the paddock to the lab and other newly engineered environments. It’s something we might need to get used to, food scientist Prof Rickey Yada tells Tom McKinlay.
Clementine Ford's visit to Dunedin went without incident. That's if you don't count body blows to the patriarchy as incidents, Tom McKinlay writes.
The Zero Carbon Bill has a new name and some more detail. After its unveiling this week, scientists weighed in on its strengths and weaknesses. Tom McKinlay summarises.
Healthier people, a healthier environment and a healthier community. And all we have to do is leave the car in the garage, says a new report. Tom McKinlay talks to one of the authors.
There is a lot to see on a walk up to Big Hut, writes Tom McKinlay. Some of it is only inside your head.
We need to think like an addict and talk about what we value, Prof Robert Costanza tells Tom McKinlay.
If we look to the heavens we might just spot the answer to transforming our economies away from carbon-based fuels, analyst Matt Gray tells Tom McKinlay.
Our air needs to be valued for its potential to contribute to good health, air pollution scientist Gary Fuller tells Tom McKinlay.
There's good news daily about sustainability. Stories of a waste-busting initiative here, a clean-energy conversion there, and somewhere else a biodiversity restoration project under way.
If you inhabited a world in which there was always more debt than money and the only way to address the debt was to undermine the environment, you'd be looking to change the system.
Classic Kiwi anthems are at the heart of new film Daffodils, and actor and former Invercargill man George Mason gets to sing them, writes Tom McKinlay.
A concert in Duendin hopes to bring light to those moving into the shade, writes Tom McKinlay.
California is going nuts and a Dunedin film-maker wants us all to know about it, writes Tom McKinlay.
New Zealand's delegation to climate change talks in Poland is looking for a ''triple win'' of increased agricultural productivity, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and strengthened resilience to...
The default measure of how we are doing, gross domestic product, is teetering close to the edge of its pedestal. Prof Marilyn Waring suggests we give it a nudge, Tom McKinlay reports.
We need to move on to a post-GDP world, Auckland academic Prof Marilyn Waring says.