In order to avoid dangerous climate change, the world needs to get very close to zero carbon emissions in a hurry. To do this, we need to replace all technologies that run on combustion energy with clean energy alternatives....
Climate change is rising to the very top of the political agenda both in Canada and the United States as each country enters its next election cycle—Canada in October 2019 and the US in November 2020. Starting in October,...
A new groundbreaking report , Wells, Wires and Wheels, shows a huge capital-efficiency advantage of solar and wind over oil. The report introduces "the concept of the Energy Return on Capital Invested (EROCI)...a metric that allows for the comparison...
A report from Clean Energy Canada, Will Canada Miss the Bus?  warns that Canada runs the risk of "missing the bus" on a massive economic and environmental opportunity. Electric buses do two things: they cut pollution and they are an...
The transition to a low-carbon future is one of the driving forces that will allow our civilization to meet the climate change challenge head on. "And more than any other part of the climate change story, the continuing boom...
As the world slowly transitions to a clean energy future, one of the major concerns we keep hearing about is the loss of jobs in the fossil fuel sector. President Trump was elected on the promise of restoring fossil...
Humanity is in a race against time. Our planet is warming. We are witnessing a scorching summer on a global scale. The Arctic is melting. Oceans are the hottest ever recorded. The evidence is irrefutable. However, the world is waking...
Every day new headlines highlight the limitless potential of renewable energy. The possibilities seem endless. The world's energy use is only 16TWy (Terrawatts per year) compared to the sun’s 23,000 TW yearly capacity. Once the renewable infrastructure is built, the...
To say that the solar energy sector is on fire would be an exaggeration. But solar power is unquestionably the front runner in the world's conversion to a low-carbon future. Energy from the sun is decidedly the largest component...
We are on the cusp of a new industrial revolution led by a radical acceleration of technology, the exponential growth in computing power, the internet and a growing concern over climate change. We highlight three of the most significant...