Public meeting: The Food Bill and our community Thursday 15 March, Blenheim
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This lamp absorbs 150 times more CO2 than a tree Microalgae-powered lamps, invented by French biochemist Pierre Calleja, could absorb a ton of carbon from the air every year. [Grist]
Data garden pushes biodegradable circuitry and plantable albums "Trans-digital" album releases sold on sheets of screen-printed "seed paper" that deliver their digital music payloads, and then, with a little soil, water and TLC, grow into flowers. [MotherBoard]
How do you teach your kids about climate change? Not just in the classroom, but also at home? Readers share their thoughts. [Mother Jones]
Europe's water resources 'under pressure' Continued inefficient use of water could threaten Europe's economy, productivity and ecosystems. [BBC]
Brooklyn food pantries go grow-your-own with indoor hydroponic farms Clients grow fresh produce year-round and provide vegetables for hundreds of families a week. [NY Daily News]
Is bioengineering more efficient humans the solution to climate change? How do we reduce the carbon footprint of our own bodies? A new paper suggests we engineer humans to use less. [MotherBoard]
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Everyone is entitled to secure work and decent conditions. That is what the Ports of Auckland dispute is really about.
All the evidence shows that a decent and safe workplace is good for employees and employers. Most New Zealand employers understand that, but others, like the Ports of Auckland and AFFCO still lag behind.
These workers are standing up for what once was considered the norm in New Zealand – secure, regular work with time for the family. We support them and we hope you will too.
Green Party Co-leader
The Greater Wellington Regional Council is consulting on big changes proposed for bus transport in the Wellington region. It's important that the Council consider light rail and keep using the existing infrastructure for electrified trolley buses in Wellington. Have your say now...
Bowen House, Parliament, Wellington
Telephone: Ph (04) 817 6700, Fax (04) 472 6003
Authorised by Metiria Turei and Russel Norman, Parliament Buildings, Wellington.
Greenweek: What the Ports of Auckland dispute is really about
Authorised by Jon Field, Level 2, 17 Garrett Street, Wellington.