I put my money where my mouth is. To show how easy it is to cut carbon I co-built North America’s lowest carbon hotel. Cutting carbon by 75% made the hotel more profitable, not less. If everyone did what we … Continue reading
Tom Rand, Green-Tech Venture Capitalist, responds the question of how to affectively influence policy changes in regards to energy. Tom is the author of the book – Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World – … Continue reading
News Release from MaRS Discovery District – Big brain gain for Toronto, and huge step forward for Morgan Solar. Founder and ex-CEO of eSolar Asif Ansari takes the helm of Canadian startup Morgan Solar TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW/ – MaRS … Continue reading
Tom Rand, Practice Lead, Cleantech and Physical Sciences, MaRS Discovery District explains the ‘soft’ problems and difficulties in deploying green technologies.
> Tom’s funny YouTube Video. We’ve hit the bottom of the global oil barrel. Rigs far out at sea stick giant straws through more than a mile of sea-water to pierce pockets of oil so small they couldn’t keep the … Continue reading
>Thursday, April 17th saw a packed auditorium at MaRS (estimated attendance = 300) to see the official launch of Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit in Canada. An hour talk followed by Q&A led to some great conversation and feedback. Many … Continue reading
>Here’s my blog from the MaRS Discovery District site … http://www.marsdd.com/blog/2010/02/17/ah-that-samsung-deal/ To emphasize: all nascent industries are subsidized. The Tar Sands get massive subsidies, so does nuclear, so did the silicon chip, etc. Subsidies are not the point. The deeper … Continue reading
> Vinod Khosla @ AlwaysOn: Listening to a cleantech hero Vinod Khosla MaRS went to the AlwaysOn Summit. I, of course, went with MaRS, as their Cleantech Lead. From a Cleantech perspective, there was one clear star. The fireside chat … Continue reading