How investing in cleantech bolsters the planet… and portfolios
The world’s biggest carbon-removal plant will take a whole year to negate just 3 seconds’ worth of global emissions.
Climate-focused venture capital in Canada is no longer a rarity, with investors, corporations and governments now competing for startups’ attention. To make good on all those net-zero commitments made at last November’s United Nations summit in Glasgow, we are going to need to dramatically scale up and deploy new technologies that will allow us to […]
Ambitious climate goals call for rapid adoption of Canadian solutions
Direct air capture technologies are showing that carbon dioxide can be drawn out of the atmosphere and sequestered deep underground. But the high cost of such technologies – as well as the practicality of deploying them at massive scale – raises important questions.
Saying “yes” to cleantech
Canadian cleantech companies are increasingly looking south for opportunities as the Biden administration pushes for new climate-change policies and programs.
Elon Musk to offer $100M prize for ‘best’ carbon capture tech
In this article, Yung Wu, CEO of the MaRS Discovery District, argues that long-standing barriers to getting cleantech innovations developed, financed and adopted may be starting to come down — and will need to come down — due in part to the challenges of climate change and COVID-19, as well as the need to rebuild our economy.
Tesla Inc. chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday to promise a $100 million US prize for development of the “best” technology to capture carbon dioxide emissions.