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 …
My Feb-2012 keynote at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities – Sustainable Communities Conference in Ottawa. Viewing tip: watch for the potty-mouthed moments! ) My bit starts 10:20 in (for reasons beyond me they’ve included a whack of empty-stage stuff at … Continue reading
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
The Green Cities Challenge is an event bringing together municipal leaders and sustainability experts to discuss the green challenges facing Canadian cities, and how we can compete with other cities in North America and around the globe.
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.
“On June 27, 2011, at the 102nd Annual Conference of the International District Energy Association in Toronto, Canada, three informed and powerful personalities engaged in a timely and enlightening debate “Climate change, common-sense energy and global economics: Where do we … Continue reading
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