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The end of the internal combustion engine

The end of the internal combustion engine

Could the end of the internal combustion engine come in the next 8 years? Stanford University economist Tony Seba believes ...
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Driverless Car Revolution

Driverless Car Revolution

When sitting with clients to discuss investment ideas, I try to zero in on long term disruptive technologies. Not fads, ...
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Market Turbulence

In case you blinked, global stock markets swooned badly this week, taking us back to levels last seen two years ...
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Who said what?

There is an old story about the physicist Niels Bohr. Noticing a horseshoe hanging over a door at his home, ...
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Transitioning away from fossil fuels

This video (courtesy of NEI Investments) briefly outlines the approach employed by the Ethical Funds management team to encourage the transition away ...
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The solar game changer

Imagine a world fueled by cheap, clean, abundant solar energy. Deep thinkers believe that day is just around the corner ...
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World gets 22% of energy from renewable sources

Here is an interesting report from the Wall Street Journal, with some nice graphics that show who is leading the way ...
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Green bonds to finance new North Vancouver Island hospitals

I was interviewed by Bloomberg News  and The Comox Valley Record on the subject. Click on the links for more ...
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The changing face of capitalism 1

This article might surprise some in the 'all-corporations-are-evil' camp. http://www.fastcompany.com/3031509/the-future-of-work/5-myths-about-the-freshest-iteration-of-capitalism ...
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Ex-Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney blasts “radical”, “fundamentalist” capitalism

The former Bank of Canada Governor (now Governor of the Bank of England) has come forward to condemn what he calls ...
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Toyota issues ‘Green Bonds’ to help investors finance growth of hybrid vehicle market

New 'green bonds' bonds will allow companies such as Toyota to get better financing mechanisms in place for getting their ...
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Barrick Gold named in $6 billion class action suit

Barrick Gold named in $6 billion class action suit

I wrote about the problems Barrick could face with their massive Pascua Lama project 8 years ago. The project would ...
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