How to write a policy advice paper

How to write a policy advice paper

I recently completed a series of three policy papers, and noted down the process while it was still fresh in my mind. Please feel free to try this process if you need to write a policy paper (any long-form report with recommendations) for your council. Why a process...
Highlights from the climate change forum

Highlights from the climate change forum

Learning about the Wharekawa Coast 2120 project and how to communicate about climate change, and gaining a better understanding of the upcoming requirements for financial reporting on climate change risks were some of my highlights from a recent climate change forum...
Scared of rats in your compost? Try this trick.

Scared of rats in your compost? Try this trick.

I recently opened the lid of my compost bin to find a startled mouse (or young rat, more likely) dining out on the latest load of food scraps. It’s no surprise that it chose this spot as the nights grow cooler – with underfloor heating (from the composting...