Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit
"If the climate crisis had struck fifty years ago, we should have had no alternatives to fossil fuels. Today, there are many alternatives, and Tom Rand's book, Kick, is a superb introduction." -Gwynne Dyer, Journalist - International Affairs Kick is richly illustrated and accessible, it addresses achievableMore »
"If the climate crisis had struck fifty years ago, we should have had no alternatives to fossil fuels. Today, there are many alternatives, and Tom Rand's book, Kick, is a superb introduction." -Gwynne Dyer, Journalist - International Affairs Kick is richly illustrated and accessible, it addresses achievable solutions that will have a real and meaningful impact on the future for our children. It's been conceived to appeal to a broad range of readers on multiple levels. For those who skim read and pull quotes and captions, Kick provides an engaging glimpse of this fascinating subject. For those who seek deeper understanding, the lively, factual text provides an easy-to-understand summary of the technologies and supports all claims with scientifically verified endnotes-from a politically neutral technology expert. Kick will engage, entertain and educate the public about one of the most important subjects of our time. The book deals with Solar, Wind, Geothermal, Biofuels, Hydropower, Ocean, Smart Buildings, Transportation, Efficiency and Conservation and the Energy Internet.« Less
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TEDxToronto - Tom Rand - 9/10/09
Tom Rand outlines his Green Hotel project at TEDxToronto. About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
The Green Cities Challenge - Interview Tom Rand
The Green Cities Challenge is an event bringing together municipal leaders and sustainability experts to discuss the "green" challenges facing Canadian cities, and how we can compete with other cities in North America and around the globe.
Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit - An interview with author Tom Rand
"Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit: 10 Clean Technologies to Save Our World" is a new book about hope for the future and how the changes we make today can impact and improve the world for the next generations. Join author, Tom Rand, as he talks about green energy and how we can all kick the fossil fuel habit. MaRS - Building Canadas next generation of global technology companies. marsdd.com
Sick of our fossil fuel addiction? Kick It is funny, irreverent - but hard-hitting and informative. Here's Tom Rand - engineer, philosopher, author and venture capitalist - telling you how we can "Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit". www.kickthefossilfuelhabit.org
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