Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

The other side of today’s record debts are asset bubbles

This important article Canada’s Middle Class is on the brink of ruin, should be read with empathy, but also with recognition of the practices and behaviors that have strip-mined families for short-term spending at the expense of the country’s longer … Continue reading

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Words to the wise: don’t wait until the recession happens to make changes

Automakers have widespread shutdowns planned for the summer to adjust to the U.S. car market’s recent slowdown.  As shown below, in April auto sales contracted in the three largest global markets, for the first time since the 2008-09 recession.  The … Continue reading

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Next bright idea: floating solar fields

When you’re trying to generate a lot more solar power, you’re limited by the size and heft of those big solar panels. Where can you put them? The answer so far has been the desert, or on rooftops. There have … Continue reading

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Net zero building booming

We attended an open house in Mulmur, Ontario this weekend for Bone Structure.  A couple thousand people showed up over 3 days to hear from green tech engineers and the company founder about net zero and off the grid buildings.  … Continue reading

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