Blog

National spotlight on cities must not leave local input in the shade

Failing to tap the rich local knowledge and diverse expertise of groups with an interest in planning the places most meaningful to them risks a failure of democracy.

Find out more
Blog

‘Not a lot of people read the stuff’: how planning defies good theory

Research into the way cities do – or do not – work can make a critical contribution to urban policy and practice.

Find out more
Blog

Feral o’clock: why families struggle to shift their energy use

Research with parents reveals that many household routines are unlikely to shift in response to cost-reflective tariffs such as time-of-use (TOU).

Find out more
Blog

Energy firms are waging a price war they might be unable to win

We are seeing oil prices tumble, dipping to less than US$50 a barrel, half the price of a year ago.

Find out more