(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
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
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
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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
Evan’s a great interviewer – here he presses me on a few key issues. With the recent (unsurprising) approval by the feds of the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, attention re-focussed on Canada’s energy sector. Pipeline politics are a lightning rod … Continue reading
Lang and O’Leary: Interview on CTV’s Canada AM (April 22, 2014) Interview on CTVNews (April 22, 2014)
In this interview with Daryn Caister I get more blunt about a number of issues: – what does ‘sustainability’ really mean? – why do I think so differently from the likes of Bjorn Lomborg? – why might economists not care … 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