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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
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
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
Ever since the 1970’s when the Club of Rome warned of strict limits to economic growth, environmental debate has focused on innovation versus scarcity. On one side, techno-optimists believe innovation can push through any limit – when one thing gets … Continue reading
The first in a series of articles written for the Canadian Business Journal. Link for laptops/desktops here (full layout). Link for mobile devices here (no photo layout). Original text below. Solve a big problem and get a big reward. That’s how our … Continue reading
My Walrus TV Talk: Seven Ideas that will Change Everything. I’m posting this while in Aruba at the Caribbean Renewable Energy Conference (CREF2013) – where Hydrostor just had a signing ceremony with the Minister of Finance for their first commercial … Continue reading
I’ve embarked on a 12 day journey on a hundred-year-old wooden sailing boat – the Swan, one of the original fleet of herring boats that caught fish off the Shetlands with drift-nets, wind and manual labour. I’m with scientists, artists … Continue reading