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Accelerated Deployment of Carbon Capture and Sequestration May Be Our Best Bet in Combating Climate Change

December 3, 2016 – At COP22 in Marrakech, the Global CCS Institute tabled a summary report of where we are today in applying carbon capture technologies to the problem of global ... Continue Reading →
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Canada Fights Global Warming While Approving New Oil Pipelines – Does This Make Sense?

December 2, 2016 – In my country we have just witnessed the approval of two oil pipelines, one a refurbishment and rebuild (Enbridge Line 3), the other a twinning pipeline expansion ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 4: Mindsets About the Future

November 30 ,2016 – In this final posting Peter Diamandis talks about the importance of mindset in education. What is mindset? It is about attitudes. Changing the way we do things ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 3: Exponential Technologies for Classrooms

November 29, 2016 – If you haven’t yet read Parts 1 and 2 of Peter Diamandis’ mindshare about how primary education needs to develop a new paradigm, please do so by ... Continue Reading →
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The Latest and Greatest in the 3D Printing World

November 26, 2016 – Additive manufacturing or 3D printing is finding all kinds of new applications and materials as it moves from being a marginal player to the centre piece in ... Continue Reading →
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When Climate Change Becomes Personal it Gains Relevance

November 25, 2016 – The ice storm that struck Toronto back around Christmas 2013 created levels of personal awareness for most Torontonians about extreme weather. People started ... Continue Reading →
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Sub-Nation Actors Leading the Way in Reducing Carbon Emissions

November 24, 2016 – In a Time Magazine headline last week Johanna Partin wrote that America’s cities are the only hope for climate change action in light of the election ... Continue Reading →
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Peter Diamandis Shares His Views on Education in the 21st Century – Part 1: The Issues and Guiding Principles

November 22, 2016 – Last week I received in my inbox from Peter Diamandis a longer than normal mind sharing about education now and in the future. I have divided into smaller ... Continue Reading →
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What will be the Consequences of Climate Change Policy Decisions in the Present and Near Future or the Lack Thereof?

November 21, 2016 – In a paper appearing in Nature Climate Change published last February, a research team presented the following: that the policy debate about anthropogenic ... Continue Reading →
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Next Generation Weather Satellite Joins International Effort to Study Earth’s Climate Remotely

November 20, 2016 – Yesterday the United States launched a weather satellite that was long overdue. Weather satellites are the eyes the world needs to track what is going on in ... Continue Reading →