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IN THIS EPISODE:

1. There must be 60 ways to hit “net zero” [min 1:13]
Last November, Canada joined more than 100 countries in pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by the year 2050. Is it even possible? A much-anticipated report now tells us how Canada could get there.
 

  • Jason Dion – Mitigation Research Director, Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

Links:

- Download the full report, “Canada’s Net Zero Future”
- Watch the video summary of the new report

 

2. The technology that changes everything [min 11:42]
Up until now, the world’s #1 solution for fighting climate change has been to cut down the amount of pollution we’re depositing in the atmosphere. A new and emerging suite of technologies will now let us suck existing pollution out of the atmosphere. What does it look like and how big a role can it play?

  • Devin Todd – Researcher in Residence for Negative Emissions Technologies, Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions

Links:

- Devin’s Pick #1: Check out the open-license “Carbon Dioxide Removal Primer”
- Devin’s Pick #2: Watch Dr. Jennifer Wicox’s TEDTalks
- Financial Times: Elon Musk offers $100-million prize for carbon capture

 

3. 60-Second Report: "Employment Transitions and the Phase-Out of Fossil Fuels” [min 20:26]
 

  • Dale Marshall – National Program Manager, Environmental Defence

Links:

- Check out the Summary and Report

 

4. “Five Other Things Happening in the Green Economy This Week” [min 22:15]
 

  • Mike Moffatt – Senior Director of Policy, Smart Prosperity Institute

Links:

- Read the blog on the “5 Other Things Happening in the Green Economy This Week”
 


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Episode 9 includes music and clips from Eric Campbell, Audio Jungle and Zapsplat