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(listed from latest to earliest) Nov 16 – is cleantech growth a silver lining in our lackluster climate efforts? Nov 2 – in which Fraser Institute makes the (indefensible and unsubstantiated claim) that adaptation is not only cheaper than mitigation, … Continue reading
Interest in “Green Bonds” is increasing these days; heavily emphasized in a recent interview with Managing Partner Tom Rand. For clarity, here is the text of a detailed policy proposal Rand worked on as an Action Canada Fellow in 2008/9. … Continue reading
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
I grew up in Niagara-on-the-Lake. On a cherry farm. Cherry-picking on a cherry farm is a good thing. Cherry-picking as a pundit speaking to the business community about climate risk is not a good thing. At best, it’s sloppy thinking. … 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
My new book “Waking the Frog: Solutions to our Climate Change Paralysis” was launched with a talk in the MaRS Auditorium. A series of versions of that talk can be found here – Short Version (2 mins) – Password: tomrandshort Longer version (9 mins) – Password: … 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