March 8, 2014 - For several years I worked with an Australian company developing a new skimmer technology for remediating oil spills. That got me very interested in this subject area. So I keep my eyes open for new technological innovations that can address what remains an industry-wide problem for fossil fuel and transportation providers.
February 24, 2014 - The answer is poo. But before I explain further let's look at what bioreactors are all about. For example, you are a bioreactor. You convert food and oxygen and other inputs into energy and you eliminate what you don't burn. All life on the planet is governed this way - intake, convert to energy, eliminate. And what gets eliminated still contains lots of energy potential.
February 20, 2014 - Did you know that concrete is the third largest source of human produced greenhouse gases (GHGs) on Earth? Concrete ranks second only to water as a human consumable. The average rate of consumption amounts to 3 tons per person today. Manufacturing of it contributes to 5% of all GHGs annually.
January 22, 2014 - The Inaugural Energy New Venture Competition offering $50,000 CDN in prize money, with a grand prize of $25,000, kicked off yesterday in Calgary, Albe
December 20, 2013 - This month, in the journal, RSC Advances, focused on the chemical sciences, Canadian researchers report they have developed a technology to remediate oil from contaminated soil using CO2-respo
December 19, 2013 - For those in the business of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) the biggest challenge is less in capturing the carbon and more in finding a place to put it where it won't come back into the atmosphere in the near future. That's one of the reasons CCS projects are few and far between these days and the ones that are in play like
December 13, 2013 - It seems appropriate to talk about Canada's revised Arctic claims on a Friday the 13th of December in the year 2013. The only thing that would make it even more appropriate if there was a 13th month to the calendar.
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