Posts Tagged ‘Green’

Still paying a fortune to the cable company?

Posted Monday, June 24th, 2013 by admin
This column began with a Rogers bill. I was paying $200 a month for cable and a PVR, and feeling gouged. I set about to explore alternatives. The term “cutting the cable” has become popular—a Google search nets 63.6 million results—and there are many alternatives for people frustrated with traditional cable providers.
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Smart TV’s are re-inventing TV

Posted Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 by admin

The TV has been left behind. It’s a dumb device in an era when notebooks, tablets and smartphones can do so much more, and younger people have responded, surfing the Web, watching YouTube and engaging in social media more than they watch television. All this means TV has been losing its relevance in the digital era.

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Going green is expensive - myth or not?

Posted Thursday, June 21st, 2012 by admin

Some executives believe the myth that going green is expensive—and I don’t blame them. When Conservative MP John Baird was Environment Minister, he told a 2007 Canadian Senate hearing that meeting our Kyoto goals would manufacture a recession. I ran into John in Toronto shortly thereafter and asked if he’d seen the just-released McKinsey & Company study showing that 40 per cent of the CO2 we have to cut in North America to meet our Kyoto goals would be highly profitable, and if society invested those profits in the next lowest-cost solutions, we’d get all the way to achieving the Kyoto targets at no cost to society.

He hadn’t seen the study and wasn’t interested when I offered to send it to him.

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A Crisis is a terrible thing to waste – Coming 2014

Jim Harris discusses the 4 concurrent challenges that nations are currently facing and provides a set of solutions in his new book A Crisis is a terrible thing to waste.

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Focus on sustainability, innovation, strategy & change.

Huff Po blogger, National Post columnist, 'Inconvenient Truth' presenter, management consultant, prof'l speaker, #1 best selling author, rollerblader & cyclist. Former leader Green Party of Canada


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