Big projects led by big visionaries – that is Canada’s historical heritage. And an information feature in the Globe and Mail outlined how, with the right innovation strategy, the country can be transformed into a global energy superpower.
“Launching big projects, based on Canada’s massive energy endowment, is a pathway to wealth generation and future prosperty,” says Dr. Clement W. Bowman, co-founder of Pro-Grid Ventures Inc. and founding chairman of the Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority.
Dr. Bowman, along with Dr. Richard J. Marceau, are also co-editors of an upcoming book entitled Canada: Winning as a Sustainable Energy Superpower, which will feature a team of energy industry experts describing possible pathways for Canada to become the first sustainable energy superpower.
The 19 authors of the book have put together a slate of nine big projects they believe will allow Canada to achieve its economic potential over the next 40 years, while addressing the challenges of climate change.
Download the PDF from the Globe and Mail’s Global Energy Superpower section <
“These projects represent the views of a group of energy enthusiasts who have spent the last year thinking about energy and Canada’s future prosperity,” says Dr. Bowman, also a contributor to the book.
“Our proposals are an open question to Canadians: ‘What do you think of our ideas?’”
(Editor’s note: For the record, Greg McMillan of TheGreenHub.ca Communications personally wrote a number of the articles in this information feature, and marvelled at the forward-thinking shown by the experts involved; with common-sense ideas that would enable economic gain, job creation and environmental benefits today.)
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