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57 minutes | Mar 17, 2022
Episode 70 - Countries with McDonald's Aren't Supposed to go to War With Each Other
Leor, Jason and Dan try to untangle Russia's invasion of Ukraine. What is the current situation, how do we understand it, and what might it mean for energy markets? Is this the beginning of the breakdown of the global rules based order?
40 minutes | Feb 14, 2022
Ep. 69 - Bioenergy and the path to net-zero w Jeremy Moorhouse
Bioenergy power generation increased 8% in 2020, exceeding modelled Net Zero growth of 7% through 2030. Nevertheless, deployment has been inconsistent in the past, with average annual generation growth in the last five years being below the necessary level. Learn more from the International Energy Agency's Jeremy Moorhouse. https://www.iea.org/reports/bioenergy-power-generation https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremy-moorhouse-41280715/?originalSubdomain=ca
37 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
Ep. 68 - The Turning Point w Dr. Tima Bansal
What are the opportunities and challenges for a circular economy in Canada? There is probably nobody better on the planet to answer that seemingly simply question than Dr. Tima Bansal. Dr. Bansal is a Professor of Sustainability and Strategy at the Ivey Business School. She also founded and continues to direct Ivey’s Centre on Building Sustainable Value and the Network for Business Sustainability, a growing network of more than 8,000 researchers and managers from nations around the world committed to advancing sustainable business. She is the Panel Chair for the Council of Canadian Academies' Expert Panel on the Circular Economy. Learn more about "Turning Point" the CCA's final report on circularity in Canada. Executive Summary: https://cca-reports.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Turning-Point-CE-1P-ENG-FINAL.pdf Complete Report: https://cca-reports.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Turning-Point_digital.pdf
40 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
Episode 67 - Sustainability isn't an endpoint, it's a point along the journey (w Kris Frederickson)
Kris Frederickson shares Keyera’s new carbon targets to “by 2025 reduce emissions intensity by 25% from 2019 levels and by 2035, reducing emissions intensity will be 50”. Kris discuses collaboration, innovative thinking, and a willingness to challenge the status quo while supporting the core business. Link: https://www.keyera.com/assets/Attachments/ESG/Climate-Report-2021.pdf
47 minutes | Nov 18, 2021
Episode 66: The Future of Natural Gas with Tyler Bryant
Have you ever wondered what's in store for the future of fossil fuels as we continue into the energy transition to a more sustainable future? Join our host Leor Rotchild with special guest Tyler Bryant as they discuss the future of natural gas and what's new in renewable energy sources.
27 minutes | Nov 8, 2021
Episode 65 - Reduce, Reuse and Enjoy a Cold One
In this episode, join our host Leor with special guest Kirk Zembal as they discuss Blindman Brewing's newest reuse technology. Blindman Brewing is the first brewery in Canada to develop carbon capture and reuse technology for its brewing process.
54 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Episode 64 - In Search Of Prosperity - Oil And Alberta’s Future
What does the future look like for Canadian oil and gas? And how can decision-makers take action today to position Alberta, Newfoundland and other fossil-resource dependent provincial economies to prosper as the world moves towards deep decarbonization? Join Jason on a deep dive with economist Aaron Cosbey, one of Canada’s thought leaders on trade, environment and competitiveness, and co-author of a new report with IISD which explores this question in detail. https://www.iisd.org/publications/search-prosperity-oil-alberta-canada
34 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
Episode 63 - Teamwork Makes The Net-Zero Dream Work
Join our hosts Leor, Dan and Jason as they discuss the latest news in the oil sands and gas sector and the importance of transitioning to a net-zero future.
44 minutes | May 10, 2021
Episode 62 - The Road To COP26 With Caroline Saunders, British Consulate General
Join our host Leor Rotchild and special guest Caroline Saunders, British Consulate General as they engage in an exciting discussion about the road to COP26.
58 minutes | May 5, 2021
Episode 61 - Pushing tax incentives for cleantech in Budget 2021 (w/ Professor Stewart Elgie)
As part of the Canada Cleantech Week on the Hill (https://www.canadaclean.tech/canadacleantechalliance), Maike Althaus (https://www.linkedin.com/in/maikealthaus/?originalSubdomain=ca) talks with Stewart Elgie (https://www.linkedin.com/in/stewart-elgie-b538bb137/), one of Canada’s most insightful policy shapers, about how Canada can level up our attractiveness to global investors to support the deployment and growth of our cleantech sector.
55 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Episode 60 - "The Nothing Burger With A Side Of Peace, Order And Good Government"
Join our hosts Leor, Dan and Jason as they engage in an exciting discussion about the latest in climate action initiatives including Canada’s new federal budget, the $20M carbon Xprize and the conservative climate plan.
32 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Episode 59 - Glue Vs. Screws And The Circular Economy (w/ Frances Edmonds)
Our hosts Leor and Dan are joined by the Head of Sustainable Impact for HP Canada, Frances Edmonds to talk about the circular economy and the importance of procurement as a tool to reach sustainability goals in Canada.
37 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
Episode 58 - GLOBE capital amidst a global pandemic, (w/ Elizabeth Shirt)
Our hosts Leor and Dan are joined by special guest Elizabeth Shirt, the new Managing Director at GLOBE, who shares her experience planning GLOBE Capital 2021 amidst a global pandemic. She shares what’s in store at GLOBE Capital this year and how it will focus on the financing and investment components needed to push towards a more sustainable, prosperous and socially just future.
56 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
Episode 57 - From Coal to Pandemic: The Activist Will See You Now (w Joe Vipond)
What does it take for someone to break with social norms and become an outspoken advocate? Join us in conversation with Dr. Joe Vipond, Emergency Physician, a founder of Masks for Canada and President of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment. His commitment to saving lives has taken him to the frontlines of the coal campaign, made him an early and outspoken proponent of mask wearing in Canada, and along the way forged unlikely friendships including with our Greta Thunberg.
35 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Episode 56 - Fishing Where There Are Fish (w JP Jepp)
JP Jepp dives deep on Canada's strengthened climate plan
46 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
Episode 55 - 2020 in Review: Leor Strikes Back
With Leor back in the saddle and in fighting form, the boys do a brisk walk through the biggest stories of 2020, drop some tasty factoids and make some wild predictions for 2021. Links mentioned during episode: https://www.ipieca.org/media/2386/stakeholder_dialogue_report-final_4march02.pdf https://www.abcleantechsummit.ca/ www.cbsr.ca
35 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Episode 54 - Industrial Clusters and the Clean Energy Transition (w Mark Plamondon)
Dan talks with Mark Plamondon (Alberta's Industrial Heartland Association) about the important role existing industrial clusters could play in the clean energy transition and the plastics circular economy. Learn more about Alberta's Industrial Heartland Hydrogen Task Force here: https://transitionaccelerator.ca/our-work/hydrogen/alberta-industrial-heartland-hydrogen-task-force/
50 minutes | Nov 1, 2020
Episode 53 - US Election Special: A Nation of Slightly Crazy People (w guests)
Jason and Dan are joined by Sophie Purdom (C6 Solutions, Climate Tech VC) and Alex Mitchell (LACI) to discuss the upcoming US federal election. What's at stake for the green economy under either a Republican or Democratic win? And what are the opportunities? Books, Reports and other References: 1. Climate Tech VC https://climatetechvc.substack.com/ 2. Energizing America: A Roadmap to Launch a National Energy Innovation Mission. https://spark.adobe.com/page/Azf8uWSlPJOo9/ 3. Dancer from the Dance https://www.amazon.ca/Dancer-Dance-Novel-Andrew-Holleran/dp/0688033571/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= 4. ChargerHelp! https://www.chargerhelp.com/ 5. LACI Zero Emissions 2028 Roadmap https://laincubator.org/wp-content/uploads/LA_Roadmap2.0_Final2.2.pdf
27 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Episode 52 - Strategies, Plans, and Bans
Dan and Jason cover the latest on the federal ban of single-use plastics and Alberta's new natural gas(es) strategy.
38 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
Episode 51 - Climate and Capitalism (w Tom Rand)
Our hosts are joined by special guest Tom Rand, Co Founder and Managing Partner at ArcTern Ventures. Tom shares his experience in clean tech venture capital and discusses his new book, The Case for Climate Capitalism: Economic Solutions for a Planet in Crisis. Check out the book on Amazon (https://www.amazon.ca/Case-Climate-Capitalism-Economic-Solutions/dp/1770415238) or at Indigo (https://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/the-case-for-climate-capitalism/9781770415232-item.html).
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