Can Renewables Save the World?


Originally from Montreal, I'm a motivated Canadian deeply committed towards implementing and communicating sustainability. Although things look dire, there's still time to act! To that effect, I'm more than happy to collaborate in order to help advance the sustainability transformation. Now living in Tokyo, I'm ready and willing to reach across countries and time zones to help realize positive change.

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  1. October 26, 2018

    […] It’s not just governments that are deciding to move away from fossil fuels. Big business and financiers are also looking to divest. Putting your money in fossil fuel projects is also economically unsustainable, and 350.org has been working with other organizations to gain further commitments to divest. Since having pledged to the divestment movement 5 years ago, Bill and his organization have witnessed significant gains (see Are Divestments Working?). The time has certainly come to pull from funding these environmentally harmful operations and shift with greater speed to renewables. […]

  2. October 26, 2018

    […] the other hand, investing those pledged taxpayer funds in renewables would build Canadian capacity, cut down on carbon emissions, and generate long-term domestic […]

  3. October 26, 2018

    […] by 40% by 2030 (see US Energy Info), and provide 50% of the state’s energy needs with renewable power by 2030 (see United Nations Climate Change). Not only is California seriously concerned with the […]

  4. October 26, 2018

    […] energy demand, some server suppliers have decided to move to regions that are better supplied by renewable energy (see Grist). While this might be considered an excellent initiative, more needs to be done […]

  5. October 26, 2018

    […] Addresses US Congress). This meant agreeing to reduce carbon emissions as well as developing renewable energy alternatives (amongst other […]

  6. November 2, 2018

    […] in the renewable energy sector(see Can Renewables Save the World?), and the “Green” industry at large, represent the new model for blue collar jobs […]

  7. November 9, 2018

    […] but we also have to face the present reality. As much as we need to be moving in the direction of renewables and limiting fossil fuels and deforestation, the political trend seems to be at odds with the […]

  8. November 15, 2018

    […] the markets are also beginning to turn towards renewables, but the change that is taking place is ultimately a result of the efforts of a passionate group of […]

  9. November 24, 2018

    […] […]

  10. November 29, 2018

    […] […]

  11. December 15, 2018

    […] can dream of a world in which society is powered by innovative means that can meet our demand (check out my post on renewables), while still remaining in harmony with the earth’s natural equilibrium. These dreams can […]

  12. December 19, 2018

    […] of referendum questions posed directly to citizens, including votes on the greater adoption of renewables and the curbing of fossil fuels (check out Grist.org for more […]

  13. December 31, 2018

    […] 12 […]

  14. March 26, 2019

    […] curbing the fossil fuels (coal, oil, & gas) that generate the menacing GHG (Greenhouse Gases). Renewable energy sources are increasingly available and make much better sense (they’re also increasingly cheaper). It […]

  15. March 27, 2020

    […] They highlight the Fukushima disaster, despite its current irrelevance to the promotion of renewables. Indeed, adopting nuclear energy was always bound to be risky, given the perpetual threat of […]

  16. August 20, 2020

    […] be part of the solution! We can take action. This will require limiting the use fossil fuels, as we convert to renewables. It means that we need to do more to protect (see Conservation) & grow the forests that help […]

  17. October 31, 2020

    […] My final point is directly related to the climate crisis. Singapore has demonstrated genuine efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. Although they are still heavily reliant on fossil fuels, they have indicated their intent to migrate towards renewables. […]

  18. November 17, 2020

    […] another win from our tactics tool-belt is the adoption and expansion of renewables. Renewable energy sources can help meet our energy demands without contributing as dramatically […]

  19. December 17, 2020

    […] Energy Gang discusses the rapidly transforming world of energy. This includes cleantech, renewables, and the of course the environmental effects. This podcast offers a deep dive into to energy […]

  20. January 20, 2021

    […] […]

  21. January 28, 2021

    […] Renewables are on the rise! Both Alberta and Saskatchewan have seen an uptake in renewable technology for clean energy generation. […]

  22. January 29, 2021

    […] Renewables and alternative energy options have gained considerable popularity in recent years. For countries around the world it has become a way to diversify their energy industries and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. […]

  23. March 29, 2021

    […] numerous examples of how water, and water management effects our lives. From growing our food and powering our homes, to being a source of religious homage or just plain leisure […]

  24. April 16, 2021

    […] of referendum questions posed directly to citizens, including votes on the greater adoption of renewables and the curbing of fossil fuels (check out Grist.org for more […]

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