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The power and appeal of wind

Publication | December 1, 2006 at 0:00

Anyone who has struggled to stay upright in a strong Wellington or Taranaki gale is aware of the intrinsic power of the wind. Wind energy has been harnessed by people for centuries. From the familiar windmills of Europe to the world’s most...

Climate change

Hub | December 19, 2006 at 21:51

Windforce 12

Publication | May 28, 2003 at 0:00

A blueprint to achieve 12% of the world's electricity from wind power by 2020

Global Wind Energy Outlook

Publication | September 20, 2006 at 0:00

The global status of wind power, drivers for wind energy, the world's wind resources and grid integration. the environmental impacts of wind power, the global wind energy outlook scenario and energy policy...

New Zealand weather map

Publication | July 8, 2003 at 0:00

Wind map of New Zealandshowing mean wind speed (m/s) and mean wind density (W/m2) produce from the meteorological model TAPM for the surface (10m) and (50m) for the years 2001 – 2002 (NIWA, 2003).

Winds of change report

Publication | July 2, 2002 at 0:00

A report exploring New Zealand's phenomenal wind resource and options to drive renewable energy development.

CO2 emissions

Page | December 13, 2006 at 3:58

Carbon dioxide and fossil fuels: where do the greenhouse gases come from, who put them in the atmosphere and what can we do about it?

Greenhouse effect

Page | December 13, 2006 at 3:56

The Earth's atmosphere is made up of a blanket of gases, which trap enough heat to sustain life. However, by burning fossil fuels and cutting down forests humans pump billions of tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere. We also add...

Promoting clean, renewable energy

Page | March 15, 2010 at 1:31

Less pollution, less climate change and more long term security - who could say no? Clean, renewable energy is just that - stable and secure and it doesn't run out.

Wind Power! Rainbow Warrior trials her sails

Blog entry by fshiraka | October 30, 2011

Don't think there's much power in the wind? I defy anyone to say that standing here on the deck of the Rainbow Warrior as she heels over at 14 degrees, 838 tonnes of steel moving at 12.8 knots on only four sails, the masts singing as...

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