Top news of the week: 14.07.2020.

#Code4Green #MetroVan #sustainability #stop #GreenRecovery #ClimateAction #EUBiodiversity #CircularEconomy #environmental #Europe

Future Of Mobility

On Jul 10, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @BikeAKL: "Dominion Rd is the flattest, straightest north-south route through the heart of the Auckland isthmus. Add LRT and bike-scoot lanes, and it would become a great green artery, connecting old Auckland to south Auckland, and both to the central city." 🚲🛴🚊https://t.co/kwsYwiHnEy
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Why this new plan for Auckland rapid transit is stupid (and sexist)

Why this new plan for Auckland rapid transit is stupid (and sexist)

They might sound like the same thing, but light rail is quite different from light metro – the system that transport minister Phil Twyford now favours for Auckland. Katy Wakefield and  Emma ...

On Jul 8, 2020
@greenestcity shared
RT @sustainUBC: NGOs! Partner with us and get a UBC funded graduate student to work on your #sustainability research project. UBC's Sustainability Scholars program seeks applications from NGOs with limited budgets in #MetroVan. Find out more and apply by July 17. https://t.co/dXP6GMadcv https://t.co/Vw3iEHfxz2
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Partner with Us

Partner with Us

Please get in touch with our Program Manager in order to make sure we include you on our next call for proposals. BENEFITS As a program partner, you can engage skilled and enthusiastic UBC ...

On Jul 8, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @grantrobertson1: A big announcement that might slip by some, but just wanted to note the exceptional and tenacious work by @NanaiaMahuta to get to this point. https://t.co/glStIaJLXh
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New fund will pave way for multi-billion dollar overhaul of water sector

New fund will pave way for multi-billion dollar overhaul of water sector

$761m to be pumped in NZ's ageing, leaking water system - but councils have to agree to sweeping changes proposed by the Government to get the cash.

On Jul 9, 2020
@oconnorshane shared
Investing in Bicycle Parking Saves Cities Money https://t.co/yArEujImUY
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Investing in Bicycle Parking Saves Cities Money

Investing in Bicycle Parking Saves Cities Money

As a transport economist, I am convinced we should think twice before deciding to invest in transport infrastructure. Even more so, we should think of alternative solutions before deciding ...

On Jul 7, 2020
@transenv shared
Europe's recovery plan puts taxpayers' money into oil, gas, diesel etc. Read the 8 changes needed to promote a #GreenRecovery and #stop the bailout of polluters https://t.co/Ta7BtVKwTN
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Eight changes to make Next Generation EU and the EU Budget truly sustainable

Eight changes to make Next Generation EU and the EU Budget truly sustainable

The negative economic impact of the pandemic is likely to be unprecedented for a peacetime recession. Overall the EU’s GDP in 2020 is expected to be 7-16% lower than 2019. The availability ...

On Jul 12, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @svdweerden: A Tale of a Split City: musings on the proposed changes to Dunedin's transport network 🏙 🌲 🚙 🚲 🚶🏼‍♂️ 🚌 https://t.co/3xy4SUU5ju
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A Tale of a Split City

A Tale of a Split City

Musings on the proposed changes to Dunedin’s transport network.

On Jul 10, 2020
@EU_Finance shared
RT @EU_ENV: 🔥 Fire up ideas for Europe's green recovery! Code for #EUBiodiversity Hack the #CircularEconomy Crunch numbers for #ClimateAction at 🇩🇪 @bmu's online #Code4Green hackathon on 10-12 July 3 teams will win €10,000 & 3 months of expert mentoring! Apply 👩‍💻 https://t.co/EHyRB9mFYZ https://t.co/XoUDQGQTNJ
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Code4Green: European environmental data hackathon

Code4Green: European environmental data hackathon

For 24 hours you will have the opportunity to work together as a team and develop prototypes for digital business models.

On Jul 7, 2020
@macilree shared
RT @MHReddell: This article should be set as an exercise for trainee economic analysts, to spot as many as possible obvious problems. https://t.co/iSC2UyQedj
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Prime minister Jacinda Ardern reveals 10-year plan to boost primary sector by $44b

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern reveals 10-year plan to boost primary sector by $44b

Prime minister unveils roadmap to supercharge primary exports and get 10,000 more Kiwis working in the sector.