Engineering Canada’s Cleantech Future

The following appeared in the Globe and Mail, Mon Feb 11/13

Cleantech @ MaRS Globe Feb. 11.13a

Given we’re selling oil from Alberta at 30% below market (and get negative federal revenue from it anyway – see the BlueGreen article here – the bad math of big oil), and the social licence to continue rabid development there is legitimately under attack – perhaps we might hedge our bets and go for a piece of the $3 trillion global cleantech market. Time for a national conversation about the low-carbon opportunity (if we still aren’t grown up enough to have an adult one about climate storms). See link above for my take on how to do it.

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