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
A collection of Tom Rand appearances in the media.
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
What do Francis Bacon, take-out pizza, World of Warcraft, reset buttons, climate change and Lego have in common? Watch below to find out, or click here for original rDigitalLife piece by Ramona Pringle …
Tom Rand outlines his Green Hotel project at TEDxToronto. About TEDx, x=independently organize event. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a … Continue reading
Want to know how Toronto hotel Planet Traveler became the greenest hotel in North America? Watch Tom Rand, Toronto entrepreneur, author and co-founder of Planet Traveler talk about what makes his hotel green and energy efficient.
Tom Rand appearance on The Agenda with Steve Paikin, discussing how renewable power generating sources might have a discouraging up-front cost but they becomes less expensive over time.
Chris Chopik of EvolutionGreen speaks with Tom Rand at the Community Power Conference 2010, Toronto.
Canada plays a unique role in the global energy system. What are the unique qualities that Canada possesses that, taken together, would contribute to ensuring that Canada becomes and remains a Clean Energy Superpower? Corporate Knights partnered with the Energy … Continue reading
Tom Rand, Practice Lead, Cleantech and Physical Sciences, MaRS Discovery District explains the ‘soft’ problems and difficulties in deploying green technologies.