Tag: cleantech

16th April 2013 Chicago, USA

The Leading Lights of Midwest Cleantech

Life-changing technologies like the automobile, personal computer, and even electric lighting all once faced the same challenges of public perception now faced by clean technology.  Following their inception, these were written off as “novelties”, or “luxuries for the wealthy”, before they went on to take the world by storm. Cleantech is now at this tipping […]

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12th April 2013 Toronto, Canada

New cleantech investment across Canada

Back in February, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced the latest round of SD Tech Fund investment. This round released $61.8 M to 23 projects across the country, many of them highly relevant to SIN: Anti-bacterial pesticides that are less damaging to the environment ($1.5 M) A biomass-derived coal (torrefaction) demonstration plant ($2.7 M) A […]

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10th June 2011 Toronto, Canada

Equinox Summit: Energy 2030

This is John Preece guestblogging about the recent Equinox Summit, a week-long forum of the Waterloo Global Science Initiative with a mandate (this year) to bring about a clean, secure global energy future. Scientists, engineers, policymakers and other experts discussed a wide range of scenarios, producing a summary communiqué [PDF] with a comprehensive briefing to […]

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