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.
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.
Children's music is storming the charts, most recently in the example Wanaka artist Anna van Riel. She tells Tom McKinlay why things are sparking up now.
At the risk of encouraging yet more umbilical phone behaviour, Tom McKinlay looks at a couple of free apps designed to make a better world.
It was man against machine ... or battery ... or daughter, or daughter and battery. It was epic, writes Tom McKinlay.
Rising and more tempestuous seas mean we face hell and high water, says Dunedin writer Neville Peat. He tells Tom McKinlay about the threat and the book he has written in response.