Energy

Should I ditch my fossil-fueled car?

Should I ditch my fossil-fueled car? Yes. Reducing the number of cars in your household, or switching from petrol/diesel to electric, will dramatically reduce your greenhouse gas emissions. It’s one of the easiest and highest-impact climate steps you can take. New Zealand is being flooded with cars The New Zealand vehicle fleet is increasing rapidly. …

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Submission to the OMV application for oil and gas drilling off the Otago Coast

Wise Response Chair Sir Alan Mark has submitted to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) on the OMV application to drill for oil and gas off the Otago Coast. The submission is avilable as a PDF here: Sir Alan Mark – SUBMISSION. OMV APPLICATION 9EEZ1000180 The Otago Daily Times covered the story here on its front …

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Impacts of the mining/minerals industry, Public Meeting

Public meeting on Impacts of mining/minerals industry Wise Response extends an invitation to an open information forum to discuss issues around the mining industry.  We have extended the same invitation to Chris Baker of Straterra and its membership for an inclusive discussion because we believe we are all in this together. This meeting coincides with …

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Free public meeting: Tackling our Climate Emergency Head-On!

Want to do your bit to combat climate change?  Want to be prepared for the Zero Carbon Act?  Come and find out how with emissions reduction planning and implementation for City, business or personal. TIME: 7pm – 9pm DATE: Thursday 14 March PLACE: Castle One, Otago University, Dunedin Campus Situation and challenge: world GHG trends,  …

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