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Cars, collaboration, and call me!

Tuesday 27 August 2019


One million cars belch out a lot of climate change pollution. And constructing and renovating buildings in Aotearoa pumps out a similar amount. That was one of the key findings in a much-publicised report we launched recently.

Architects Declare: New Zealand architects create climate declaration

Tuesday 27 August 2019


Following on from declarations by UK and Australian architects, New Zealand architects have come together to declare a climate emergency within their discipline. New Zealand’s Architects Declare website launched on 26th August 2019, with 23 founding signatories.

News digest: Cold, damp houses are making our kids sick, huge potential to cut construction emissions, climate change could cause New Zealand GDP to plummet

Wednesday 21 August 2019


A new report reveals the big difference our construction industry can make to reduce New Zealand’s emissions, a global competition highlights projects that are helping to decarbonise our cities, more than $66 billion invested in green bonds in the second quarter of this year, cold, damp houses are making our kids sick, July was the hottest month on record for the planet, and climate change could cause GDP to plummet. These stories and more in our regular round up of green building and climate change news from here and around the world.