Practical Solutions to  Global Warming and the Energy Crisis Guy Dauncey The Post-Carbon Future
Question:
We have been walking on two feet for six million years
Each generation has successfully passed on the wisdom in its genes  and its knowledge.
Do you think future humans  will do the same,  so that humans will be living and thriving on Planet Earth  in a million ye...
YES NO “ In a million years time”
YES NO
YES NO
YES NO
 
THE HUMAN JOURNEY
We’ve come a long way from this….
to this….
We live on the edge of one of 100 billion galaxies
We take almost all our energy from the Sun
 
 
8 minutes and 19 seconds ago,  the light and heat  we are seeing and feeling now was on the surface of the Sun.
The Sun sends the energy  that trees absorb and store
800,000 years ago,  we discovered how to  make fire.
For 800,000 years, we used  firewood   as our  primary source of energy.
Then we discovered coal…
Using coal, we started  the industrial revolution
Then we discovered oil…
and natural gas…
Whether it’s coal, oil or gas,  it’s all ancient fossilized solar energy,  stored for 100 million years.
..but the Sun is rapidly setting on the Age of Fossil Fuels.
20,000 years is the  Age of Fossil Fuels This 10,000  years past 10,000  years future
Guy Dauncey 2009 www.earthfuture.com
 
Survey of petroleum geologists October 2008 61% think already, or within ten years
International Energy Agency Senior IEA official: “ The IEA has been deliberately underplaying  a looming shortage for fear...
Alberta’s oil sands… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com
Only producing 1.2 million barrels a day. We consume 84 million barrels a day.
 
Out of gas - Chongquin, China
 
 
If we don’t prepare….
And then there’s climate change…
In 200 years,  we are burning  most of that  ancient solar energy …  and then it’s gone.
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  As we burn this ancient solar energy…
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  we release its carbon into the atmosphere.
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  CO 2
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  CO 2 CO 2
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  CO 2 CO 2 CO 2
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2
As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com  CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 100 million tonnes a day ...
Deutsche Bank  Near Madison Square Garden,  New York www.dbcca.com We have added  3.6 trillion tonnes   of heat-trapping g...
 
 
 
 
 
 Iqoncept Dreamstime.com
 Smithore Dreamstime.com
 Tatyana Chernyak Dreamstime.com
We are being besieged with negativity, and disbelief in our future.
 
It’s all about sustainability, leadership…
 Antonia Dreamstime.com …  and our grandchildren
The Renaissance was the launch pad for the Scientific Revolution Wikimedia
Wikimedia The Scientific Revolution was the launch pad for the Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Age becomes the launch-pad for the Solar Age .
The incredible energy of fossil fuels has enabled us to build the scientific and technological capital  we need to advance...
Rolf Disch Solar Architecture … into the Solar Age.
A 100% Shift to Renewable Energy  Martinedegraaf Dreamstime.com
 
Wood Solar Fossil Solar Solar Solar Wikimedia
You are the midwives  of the Solar Revolution
 
 
 
 
100% Renewable Energy What does  It look like?  Martinedegraaf Dreamstime.com
1. Electricity
 
 
 
Solar PV 40% growth pa 50-80 cents/kWh - and falling Global Potential: Enormous Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com
Solar PV in Germany
Solar Stadium, Taiwan
Dow’s Solar Shingles
Thin film solar
Thin film solar production
Price per Watt: 1985 = $10. 2010 = $4.  The module represents 50-60% of the  total installed cost of a solar PV system
Data from Stephen O'Rourke, senior analyst for semiconductor equipment and materials, Deutsche Bank Securities, via  www.e...
Solar market penetration
 
Solar Millennium AG Solar thermal energy
The Sun radiates almost 1000 times  more energy onto the Earth’s deserts  than humankind uses.
Large square 254 sq km, if all solar thermal = current world electricity use  Small square 110 sq km = current European Un...
Siemens AG
 
2006 prediction for 2009:
2009 reality: www.wwindea.org
2007: 173 TWh 2009: 340 TWh Global technical potential: 410,000 TWh = 12 x global electricity needs Guy Dauncey 2007 www.e...
Proposed Green Power Corridors Corporate Knights, Nov 2006
 
Europe’s geothermal resources at  5 km deep: 1 km 3  of hot granite delivers 10 MW for 20 years (900 TWh/year) Available r...
Tying it Together: The Distributed Grid Bonneville Power Administration, WA Guy Dauncey 2010 www.earthfuture.com
 
Smart Metering   20% reduction Time of Use Metering  12% reduction
 
Germ Cost of electricity in Germany: 32 cents kWh Ontario: 4 - 9 cents kWh
Efficiency + smart metering + wind energy + solar PV + solar thermal + hydropower + geothermal power + tidal & wave power ...
2. Transport without Oil
Ancient Technology - Feet Toronto Walking School Bus Toronto Walking School Bus
Nanjing pedestrian street, Shanghai
Cheonggyecheon, Seoul, Korea
Cisco Systems
Cycling:  36% of all commute trips in Copenhagen are by bike. Goal is 50% by 2015.
San Francisco - safe protected bike lane
Electric bikes….  1 cent per 20 km
Madsen urban utility bike ($1300) + eZee motor and battery ($1300) E-Biking with the whole family…
 
E-Zip electric bike - $350 from Walmart 30 km range
Public Transit
Hasselt, Belgium: Free Transit included in city taxes Since 1996, 11-fold increase in ridership
 
Christoph Groneck, Trams-in-France.net
Philly CarShare 50,000 people share  270 vehicles City reduced its fleet  by 330 vehicles See
Ride sharing…
Nissan Leaf EV.  $25 - $30,000  Coming in 2011 Running cost under $10/week,  plus $150/month battery lease. Electric Vehic...
RWE Mobility.com
 
 
CalCars.org
Louis Palmer and his Solar Taxi 33,000 km around the world $8 a week running cost
Walking + cycling + transit + rail and light rail + videoconferencing + ridesharing + carsharing + electric vehicles + plu...
Siemens AG
 
Smith Electric Trucks www.smithelectricvehicles.com
Biofuel being grown from algae
Replacing aviation fuel with biofuel  New Scientist, Sept 2008
Replacing aviation fuel with biofuel  New Scientist, Sept 2008
Hypothetical large scale algae farm
Heat: can we generate it without fossil fuels?
Passive House, Frankfurt, Germany Uses 95%  less energy
Stockholm uses heat  from treated sewage effluent  to provide hot water and heating  to 80,000 apartments - Stephen Salter...
Pre-insulated piping used to heat homes and commercial buildings in Scandinavia.  Delivers hot water at 200 o  C to custom...
Beddington Zero Energy Housing (BedZED)  Sutton, London, UK Energy  Centre
The Energy Centre Drake Landing, Okotoks, Alberta  Solar Thermal Heating 12 months a year Community solar heat panels Sola...
800  solar hot water panels  on the garages   90% of residential space heating needs is met by stored solar thermal energy...
Dockside Green, Victoria 15 acres, holistic design, all LEED Platinum 55% less energy than model building code www.docksid...
Pearl River Tower  Guangzhou, China
 
 
Heat Exchange A heat exchange floor being laid Air-source Ground-source Water-source Sewer-source Ice-Source
 
 
Geothermal Radial Drilling European geo-drilling technique http://geothermic.tracto-technik.com
Ice-Source Heat Richmond Olympic Skating Oval
Solar hot water
CSIRO
Solar Thermal Housing, Rostock, Germany Sorce:  Solvis
Solar thermal + Solar PV + Skylights
Wood Pellets Stove
= wood pellet plants
London Use of infrared heat leakage mapping  to identify priorities for energy retrofitting.
www.hotmapping.co.uk
The Road to Success
Gussing
 
Gussing Population 8,000 Small, isolated, forested.  1988, one of the poorest regions in Austria Few local jobs. 70% of lo...
Gussing Since 1995, they have  achieved a  93%   transition off fossil fuels. = 93% reduction  in their carbon footprint.
Heat, electricity  and fuel  from forest biomass, corn, waste cooking oil, & solar. Continuous biomass  gasification of wood
Solar-biomass plant
Biomass electrical power plant 4500 kW long distance heat and 2000 kW electricity from 1760 kg of wood per hour.
Biodiesel from canola, sunflowers,  waste cooking oils, and fats
Gussing School 100 m 2  solar thermal plant saves 15,000 kWh/year.  10 kW Solar PV plant generates 9,000 kWh/year.  Annual...
Long distance heat plant  Burns sawdust and chopped forest timber Drying kiln for timber, heat for 200 homes  + 40 large b...
594 kW solar and biomass plant 39 customers 2.5 kilometres heat network 850,000 kWh heat per year
Long distance heat supply 41 customers 600 kW boiler 2.5 kilometres heat supply
Since 1995 27 new decentralized power plants 60 new companies, 1,200 new jobs Ecotourism brought 30,000 visitors in 2007 B...
 
<ul><li>Gussing’s organizational centre: </li></ul><ul><li>European Centre for Renewable Energy </li></ul><ul><li>5 Corpor...
EAR - Energy Autarkic Region  EAR is a proven concept which not only conserves valuable energy, but also re-injects a high...
 
 
bioenergy.asu.edu Bioenergy
Biobutanol Biochar Biocrude Biodiesel Bioethanol Biogas Electricity Heat Hydrogen Bioplastics Anaerobic digestion Biogas c...
<ul><li>What’s needed to accelerate progress? </li></ul><ul><li>A Compelling Vision  </li></ul><ul><li>Convey what Sault w...
<ul><li>What’s needed to accelerate progress? </li></ul><ul><li>2. A Strategic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>A coordinated strate...
<ul><li>What’s needed to accelerate progress? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Community engagement  </li></ul><ul><li>Households, sch...
This is a great opportunity
to build a sustainable future
Solutions for     Individuals   Champions   Communities   Businesses   Farmers   Transport   Energy Companies   Government...
You are the midwives  of the Solar Revolution
Guy Dauncey www.earthfuture.com www.theclimatechallenge.ca
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  1. 1. Practical Solutions to Global Warming and the Energy Crisis Guy Dauncey The Post-Carbon Future
  2. 2. Question:
  3. 3. We have been walking on two feet for six million years
  4. 4. Each generation has successfully passed on the wisdom in its genes and its knowledge.
  5. 5. Do you think future humans will do the same, so that humans will be living and thriving on Planet Earth in a million years time?
  6. 6. YES NO “ In a million years time”
  7. 7. YES NO
  8. 8. YES NO
  9. 9. YES NO
  10. 11. THE HUMAN JOURNEY
  11. 12. We’ve come a long way from this….
  12. 13. to this….
  13. 14. We live on the edge of one of 100 billion galaxies
  14. 15. We take almost all our energy from the Sun
  15. 18. 8 minutes and 19 seconds ago, the light and heat we are seeing and feeling now was on the surface of the Sun.
  16. 19. The Sun sends the energy that trees absorb and store
  17. 20. 800,000 years ago, we discovered how to make fire.
  18. 21. For 800,000 years, we used firewood as our primary source of energy.
  19. 22. Then we discovered coal…
  20. 23. Using coal, we started the industrial revolution
  21. 24. Then we discovered oil…
  22. 25. and natural gas…
  23. 26. Whether it’s coal, oil or gas, it’s all ancient fossilized solar energy, stored for 100 million years.
  24. 27. ..but the Sun is rapidly setting on the Age of Fossil Fuels.
  25. 28. 20,000 years is the Age of Fossil Fuels This 10,000 years past 10,000 years future
  26. 29. Guy Dauncey 2009 www.earthfuture.com
  27. 31. Survey of petroleum geologists October 2008 61% think already, or within ten years
  28. 32. International Energy Agency Senior IEA official: “ The IEA has been deliberately underplaying a looming shortage for fear of triggering panic buying.” Terry Macalister, Guardian UK Nov 9 2009
  29. 33. Alberta’s oil sands… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com
  30. 34. Only producing 1.2 million barrels a day. We consume 84 million barrels a day.
  31. 36. Out of gas - Chongquin, China
  32. 39. If we don’t prepare….
  33. 40. And then there’s climate change…
  34. 41. In 200 years, we are burning most of that ancient solar energy … and then it’s gone.
  35. 42. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com As we burn this ancient solar energy…
  36. 43. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com we release its carbon into the atmosphere.
  37. 44. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com CO 2
  38. 45. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com CO 2 CO 2
  39. 46. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com CO 2 CO 2 CO 2
  40. 47. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2
  41. 48. As we burn the fossil fuels… Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 CO 2 100 million tonnes a day = 4 million tonnes an hour = 67,000 tonnes a minute = 1,000 tonnes a second
  42. 49. Deutsche Bank Near Madison Square Garden, New York www.dbcca.com We have added 3.6 trillion tonnes of heat-trapping greenhouse gases to our atmosphere. Rising by 1,000 tonnes every second.
  43. 55.  Iqoncept Dreamstime.com
  44. 56.  Smithore Dreamstime.com
  45. 57.  Tatyana Chernyak Dreamstime.com
  46. 58. We are being besieged with negativity, and disbelief in our future.
  47. 60. It’s all about sustainability, leadership…
  48. 61.  Antonia Dreamstime.com … and our grandchildren
  49. 62. The Renaissance was the launch pad for the Scientific Revolution Wikimedia
  50. 63. Wikimedia The Scientific Revolution was the launch pad for the Industrial Revolution
  51. 64. The Industrial Age becomes the launch-pad for the Solar Age .
  52. 65. The incredible energy of fossil fuels has enabled us to build the scientific and technological capital we need to advance beyond fossil fuels….
  53. 66. Rolf Disch Solar Architecture … into the Solar Age.
  54. 67. A 100% Shift to Renewable Energy  Martinedegraaf Dreamstime.com
  55. 69. Wood Solar Fossil Solar Solar Solar Wikimedia
  56. 70. You are the midwives of the Solar Revolution
  57. 75. 100% Renewable Energy What does It look like?  Martinedegraaf Dreamstime.com
  58. 76. 1. Electricity
  59. 80. Solar PV 40% growth pa 50-80 cents/kWh - and falling Global Potential: Enormous Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com
  60. 81. Solar PV in Germany
  61. 82. Solar Stadium, Taiwan
  62. 83. Dow’s Solar Shingles
  63. 84. Thin film solar
  64. 85. Thin film solar production
  65. 86. Price per Watt: 1985 = $10. 2010 = $4. The module represents 50-60% of the total installed cost of a solar PV system
  66. 87. Data from Stephen O'Rourke, senior analyst for semiconductor equipment and materials, Deutsche Bank Securities, via www.energyandcapital.com, February 2008
  67. 88. Solar market penetration
  68. 90. Solar Millennium AG Solar thermal energy
  69. 91. The Sun radiates almost 1000 times more energy onto the Earth’s deserts than humankind uses.
  70. 92. Large square 254 sq km, if all solar thermal = current world electricity use Small square 110 sq km = current European Union use www.trecers.org
  71. 93. Siemens AG
  72. 95. 2006 prediction for 2009:
  73. 96. 2009 reality: www.wwindea.org
  74. 97. 2007: 173 TWh 2009: 340 TWh Global technical potential: 410,000 TWh = 12 x global electricity needs Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com
  75. 98. Proposed Green Power Corridors Corporate Knights, Nov 2006
  76. 100. Europe’s geothermal resources at 5 km deep: 1 km 3 of hot granite delivers 10 MW for 20 years (900 TWh/year) Available resource: 125,000 km 3 = 112,500,000 TWh/year Spread over 1,000 years = 112,500 TWh/year European energy use = 13,000 TWh/year = 10 times Europe’s energy use
  77. 101. Tying it Together: The Distributed Grid Bonneville Power Administration, WA Guy Dauncey 2010 www.earthfuture.com
  78. 103. Smart Metering 20% reduction Time of Use Metering 12% reduction
  79. 105. Germ Cost of electricity in Germany: 32 cents kWh Ontario: 4 - 9 cents kWh
  80. 106. Efficiency + smart metering + wind energy + solar PV + solar thermal + hydropower + geothermal power + tidal & wave power + biomass power + smart grid + new storage technologies + gradually phased out nuclear power = 100% zero-carbon electricity
  81. 107. 2. Transport without Oil
  82. 108. Ancient Technology - Feet Toronto Walking School Bus Toronto Walking School Bus
  83. 109. Nanjing pedestrian street, Shanghai
  84. 110. Cheonggyecheon, Seoul, Korea
  85. 111. Cisco Systems
  86. 112. Cycling: 36% of all commute trips in Copenhagen are by bike. Goal is 50% by 2015.
  87. 113. San Francisco - safe protected bike lane
  88. 114. Electric bikes…. 1 cent per 20 km
  89. 115. Madsen urban utility bike ($1300) + eZee motor and battery ($1300) E-Biking with the whole family…
  90. 117. E-Zip electric bike - $350 from Walmart 30 km range
  91. 118. Public Transit
  92. 119. Hasselt, Belgium: Free Transit included in city taxes Since 1996, 11-fold increase in ridership
  93. 121. Christoph Groneck, Trams-in-France.net
  94. 122. Philly CarShare 50,000 people share 270 vehicles City reduced its fleet by 330 vehicles See
  95. 123. Ride sharing…
  96. 124. Nissan Leaf EV. $25 - $30,000 Coming in 2011 Running cost under $10/week, plus $150/month battery lease. Electric Vehicles
  97. 125. RWE Mobility.com
  98. 128. CalCars.org
  99. 129. Louis Palmer and his Solar Taxi 33,000 km around the world $8 a week running cost
  100. 130. Walking + cycling + transit + rail and light rail + videoconferencing + ridesharing + carsharing + electric vehicles + plug-in hybrid electric vehicles + biofuel capacity + vehicle efficiency increase + road pricing = 100% zero carbon personal transport
  101. 131. Siemens AG
  102. 133. Smith Electric Trucks www.smithelectricvehicles.com
  103. 134. Biofuel being grown from algae
  104. 135. Replacing aviation fuel with biofuel New Scientist, Sept 2008
  105. 136. Replacing aviation fuel with biofuel New Scientist, Sept 2008
  106. 137. Hypothetical large scale algae farm
  107. 138. Heat: can we generate it without fossil fuels?
  108. 139. Passive House, Frankfurt, Germany Uses 95% less energy
  109. 140. Stockholm uses heat from treated sewage effluent to provide hot water and heating to 80,000 apartments - Stephen Salter, 2007
  110. 141. Pre-insulated piping used to heat homes and commercial buildings in Scandinavia. Delivers hot water at 200 o C to customers up to 23 km away. Photo and text by Jayson Antonoff
  111. 142. Beddington Zero Energy Housing (BedZED)  Sutton, London, UK Energy Centre
  112. 143. The Energy Centre Drake Landing, Okotoks, Alberta Solar Thermal Heating 12 months a year Community solar heat panels Solar hot water panels Guy Dauncey 2007 www.earthfuture.com
  113. 144. 800 solar hot water panels on the garages 90% of residential space heating needs is met by stored solar thermal energy (40-50 o C)
  114. 145. Dockside Green, Victoria 15 acres, holistic design, all LEED Platinum 55% less energy than model building code www.docksidegreen.com
  115. 146. Pearl River Tower Guangzhou, China
  116. 149. Heat Exchange A heat exchange floor being laid Air-source Ground-source Water-source Sewer-source Ice-Source
  117. 152. Geothermal Radial Drilling European geo-drilling technique http://geothermic.tracto-technik.com
  118. 153. Ice-Source Heat Richmond Olympic Skating Oval
  119. 154. Solar hot water
  120. 155. CSIRO
  121. 156. Solar Thermal Housing, Rostock, Germany Sorce: Solvis
  122. 157. Solar thermal + Solar PV + Skylights
  123. 158. Wood Pellets Stove
  124. 159. = wood pellet plants
  125. 160. London Use of infrared heat leakage mapping to identify priorities for energy retrofitting.
  126. 161. www.hotmapping.co.uk
  127. 162. The Road to Success
  128. 163. Gussing
  129. 165. Gussing Population 8,000 Small, isolated, forested. 1988, one of the poorest regions in Austria Few local jobs. 70% of local people worked in Vienna (160 km) or Graz (90 km) $8 million annual bill for fuel and energy Early 1990s, policy proposal calling for the complete abandonment of all fossil-fuel-based energy
  130. 166. Gussing Since 1995, they have achieved a 93% transition off fossil fuels. = 93% reduction in their carbon footprint.
  131. 167. Heat, electricity and fuel from forest biomass, corn, waste cooking oil, & solar. Continuous biomass gasification of wood
  132. 168. Solar-biomass plant
  133. 169. Biomass electrical power plant 4500 kW long distance heat and 2000 kW electricity from 1760 kg of wood per hour.
  134. 170. Biodiesel from canola, sunflowers, waste cooking oils, and fats
  135. 171. Gussing School 100 m 2 solar thermal plant saves 15,000 kWh/year. 10 kW Solar PV plant generates 9,000 kWh/year. Annual income = approx. Euros 5 ,400.
  136. 172. Long distance heat plant Burns sawdust and chopped forest timber Drying kiln for timber, heat for 200 homes + 40 large buildings
  137. 173. 594 kW solar and biomass plant 39 customers 2.5 kilometres heat network 850,000 kWh heat per year
  138. 174. Long distance heat supply 41 customers 600 kW boiler 2.5 kilometres heat supply
  139. 175. Since 1995 27 new decentralized power plants 60 new companies, 1,200 new jobs Ecotourism brought 30,000 visitors in 2007 Biomass heat and power facility
  140. 177. <ul><li>Gussing’s organizational centre: </li></ul><ul><li>European Centre for Renewable Energy </li></ul><ul><li>5 Corporate Divisions: </li></ul><ul><li>Education, Solar School </li></ul><ul><li>Installation </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Self-Sufficient Region </li></ul><ul><li>Zero Emission Power Plants </li></ul><ul><li>Energy Efficiency </li></ul>
  141. 178. EAR - Energy Autarkic Region EAR is a proven concept which not only conserves valuable energy, but also re-injects a high proportion of investment into the local economy. It keeps money in the local area, creates new jobs, and greatly reduces emissions.
  142. 181. bioenergy.asu.edu Bioenergy
  143. 182. Biobutanol Biochar Biocrude Biodiesel Bioethanol Biogas Electricity Heat Hydrogen Bioplastics Anaerobic digestion Biogas collection Combustion Crush, pulp and purify Enzymatic digestion Fermentation Photobioreaction Liquid pyrolysis Depolymerization Thermal gasification Transesterification Algae Animal wastes Crops Crop wastes Food wastes Garbage Landfill gas Sawdust Seaweed Sewage sludge Switchgrass Used oils Wood wastes Woody plants Result Method Bioenergy
  144. 183. <ul><li>What’s needed to accelerate progress? </li></ul><ul><li>A Compelling Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Convey what Sault will look and feel like in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Energy Capital, climate action, clean tech, peak oil resilience, and the transition to a sustainable future all come together in a shared vision. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the arts, prose, performance. </li></ul>
  145. 184. <ul><li>What’s needed to accelerate progress? </li></ul><ul><li>2. A Strategic Plan </li></ul><ul><li>A coordinated strategy for the City, businesses and community entities, to get everyone aligned. </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario’s Green Energy Act creates ideal foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Need to lobby Ottawa to keep ecoEnergy </li></ul><ul><li>Host of frustrating barriers to overcome </li></ul><ul><li>10 Sectoral working groups, to work on all the core dimensions - Chicago, Whistler. </li></ul><ul><li>Full time Director of Sustainability. </li></ul>
  146. 185. <ul><li>What’s needed to accelerate progress? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Community engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Households, schools, businesses, service clubs. </li></ul><ul><li>Annual awards and celebrations for the “greenest home”, “greenest business”, “greenest block”, “greenest school”. </li></ul>
  147. 186. This is a great opportunity
  148. 187. to build a sustainable future
  149. 188. Solutions for Individuals Champions Communities Businesses Farmers Transport Energy Companies Governments Developing Nations Global
  150. 189. You are the midwives of the Solar Revolution
  151. 190. Guy Dauncey www.earthfuture.com www.theclimatechallenge.ca

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