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Low oil prices and the environment – Experts respond

John Kerr posted in on January 27th, 2015.

Cheaper petrol prices may be great for Kiwis filling up at the pump, but what are the wider implications of cheaper oil? The global price of crude oil has more than halved in the last year to US$49 per barrel, offering fuel savings for consumers and businesses alike. But could cheaper fossil fuels undermine efforts […]

Electric cars in capital spark interest

John Kerr posted in on June 21st, 2012.

A showcase of electric vehicles in Wellington has provided a glimpse into the future of personal transport and captured the attention of the national media. The display of electric powered transport at Te Papa on Wednesday was part of Electric Vehicle Day, an initiative of Mayor Celia Wade-Brown supported by local electric vehicle businesses and […]

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