Following the release of the Mandate Letters in November 2013, Celine Bak of Analytica Advisors forwarded the following summary message to clean energy entrepreneurs. The document has been shared by Cheryl McNamara of Citizens Climate Lobby Toronto and I'm...
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...
The clean energy revolution is underway. From Germany to China and countries all around the globe, governments, cities, towns, public institutions, and progressive companies are leading the way to reduce their dependency on fossil-fuel energy. The shift is clearly on to increasingly...
Canada is currently undergoing a robust process of climate consultations. And it began shortly after the Vancouver Declaration on clean growth and climate change. At that First Ministers Meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and the Premiers agreed to a climate framework that...
I'm pleased to feature Jim Harris' Ideacity talk  during which he shares facts about sustainability that may come as a surprise. He points out that being green can be quite profitable and is good for both the bottom line and the environment. If...
It is becoming crystal clear that we must accelerate the transition to 100 percent renewables. We cannot wait until the end of the century as many world leaders have suggested during the negotiations leading up to the Paris Agreement. It will be...
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...
This is the third blog by Jim Harris and Tyler Elm in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. Previously posted on HuffPost. (Editor) Jim Harris Many Canadians are trying to do more with less during this economy of...
Is the COVID-19 crisis the wake-up call we've been waiting for? It's an opportunity to reflect on the fragility of our way of life—our interconnectedness and interdependence—and how we are mutually reliant on each other. It brings out the...
I was excited to hear Michael Moore announce that he was releasing a new film—Planet of the Humans—on Earth Day. I have found a number of his films, in particular Bowling for Columbine and SICKO, thoughtful, funny and on...