Entries by David Dodge from 01/2013

Turning Human Waste Into Energy Savings

| Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Business

Sewage, biosolids, wastewater, effluent, human waste and night soil -- these are all euphemisms for poo. But instead of looking at it as something to be disposed of, why not use it to grow a crop that can heat our buildings, produce electricity or be used for compost? Camrose County in rural Alberta is doing just that.

What Canada Must Do to Become a Clean Energy Superpower

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada

For Canada to become an active participant in the global low carbon economy there are several key things Canada needs to do. With ideas like these Canada can access the budding clean energy economy and not get left sucking on a tailpipe.

The Most Efficient Transportation On the Planet

| Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living

Ever since the 1950s the car has been the accidental architect of our cities. Billions of dollars have been dedicated to roads, overpasses, tunnels and other car infrastructure. Enter the bicycle. It is the most efficient form of transportation on the planet.