Renewable energy

Posted on 9, Dec | Posted by

The Leap: How to Survive and Thrive in the Sustainable Economy by Chris Turner

Making the leap

If the recent global recession and economic turmoil are going to teach us anything, it should be that business as usual is not going to cut it anymore. Economic change is happening faster than we are used to reacting. We are in a new economy where businesses, communities, and governments at all levels need to adapt by taking a giant leap rather than a small step.

So argues Chris Turner in his book The Leap: How to Survive and Thrive in the Sustainable Economy. Turner, a leading Canadian writer on sustainability and the cleantech industry, makes the argument that civilization needs a sustainable new operating system, and fast. Similar to his Canadian non-fiction predecessors such as Jeff Rubin, Turner develops a compelling argument for making a leap to sustainability.

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Posted on 16, Jan | Posted by

TINAN Number 9 (January 2010)

In TINAN Number 9:

  • 2010 CDTF Funding Now Available in Saskatchewan
  • Digital Gaming Industry on the Rise in Canada
  • 13 New Tourism Regions Announced in Ontario
  • Measuring the Effects of R&D Spending
  • Graph Synergie Finds Innovative Way to Showcase Technology Parks Online
  • Powering Up Aboriginal Energy Conference
  • Employment Development Index December 2009
  • Company Corner:  Two New Members Join the MDB Team
  • Resource Review:  PR 2.0: Putting the Public Back in Public Relations

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