From VISION to ACTION Getting ready for the long-haul: Seeing, seizing and sustaining post-disaster opportunities for strong sustainability – with Katja Brundiers When? Thursday April 16 2015 from 7:30–9:00 pm Where? WEA Centre, 59 Gloucester St Organised by Sustainable Otautahi Christchurch Katja is visiting Christchurch to learn from its people what opportunities for sustainable development […]
SOC is keen to highlight items of interest with a link to strong sustainability. Dame Anne Salmond recently gave a thought provoking speech – Help steer us away from disaster. Read it here. Nathan Surendran writes the blog Southern Energy and Resilience. In June this post Assumed Growth and Apocalyptic Thnking appeared. Read it here.
Sustainable Ōtautahi Christchurch believes in a Strongly Sustainable New Zealand: 1. New Zealand limits emissions into the atmosphere, discharges into waterways and the ocean, and chemicals into soil, to levels within the assimilative capacities of the relevant ecosystems. 2. New Zealand regenerates and grows natural and social capital to sustain the health and resilience of […]