Energy and Environment: An ongoing, bi-weekly series of debates with Kenneth Green of the Fraser Institute. Click image for partial listing of shows, with video.
Everything from environmental policy to technology innovations and investment.
Op-ed (Globe & Mail, April 14th) discussing emerging role of sub-national jurisdictions on Canadian climate policy. The Provinces get it: Carbon pricing can be simple and efficient More coverage: – on CBC Radio’s Ontario Today (Rand starts 18:20) – on … Continue reading
15-min TED-style talk, summing up the main ideas of Waking the Frog. 5 Big Ideas for Canada: Tom Rand (MaRS) from Canada 2020 on Vimeo. Had the pleasure of sharing the bill with Chris Hadfield, Jacline Nyman, Morris RosenBerg … Continue reading
In an ongoing series of debates about energy and environment on Amanda Lang’s The Exchange (the segment is called E-Squared) I have the opportunity to debate Ken Green, a savvy guy from the Fraser Institute. I encourage you to tune … Continue reading
Tom Rand discusses MaRS Cleantech and the big picture: economic growth, climate disruption, cleantech innovations and the energy incumbents. Features ArcTern portfolio companies Sparq Solar, Woodland Biofuels, Hydrostor and Morgan Solar. Future of energy: Tom Rand (Full) from MaRS Discovery … Continue reading
The investing community can react to climate risk in one of four ways … playing possum, going on defence, arbitraging the catastrophe, solving the problem. Only one enables long-term wealth … how to save the investment community from itself. Full … Continue reading
Evan’s a great interviewer – here he presses me on a few key issues. With the recent (unsurprising) approval by the feds of the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, attention re-focussed on Canada’s energy sector. Pipeline politics are a lightning rod … Continue reading
Lang and O’Leary: Interview on CTV’s Canada AM (April 22, 2014) Interview on CTVNews (April 22, 2014)
We’re not going to solve the carbon problem without the energy incumbents stepping up in a big way. And the energy incumbents won’t remain dominant of a rapidly changing energy market without finding new low-carbon business models. The answer? Collaborating … Continue reading