The end of the internal combustion engine

Tony Edwards Energy

Could the end of the internal combustion engine come in the next 8 years? Stanford University economist Tony Seba believes so, and even if the views expressed in this fascinating article are ‘optimistic’, it is likely that the oil age is, sooner or later, drawing to a close. “Cities will …

The solar game changer

Tony Edwards Energy, Everything Else

Imagine a world fueled by cheap, clean, abundant solar energy. Deep thinkers believe that day is just around the corner. The ramifications for the stock market, and just about every corner of the economy, are immense. This is the quantum leap that the world has been awaiting. See this article …

Oil and Water

Tony Edwards Energy, Everything Else, My Published Articles

I was standing on a beach in Bermuda in the summer of 1976, taking a break from my on-the-job training with one of Canada’s maritime patrol air squadrons. The scene along the bay and out to the Atlantic was idyllic, the pink sand glistening at my feet. I stood rooted …

Up the Creek With Micro-Hydro

Tony Edwards Energy, Everything Else, My Published Articles

Robert Fraser President and CEO Max Pacific Power Inc. Dear Bob, Thanks for sending me the Offering Memorandum and Subscription Agreement for your company’s proposed ‘run-of-river’ hydro projects. I’ve noticed you have some critics who are aghast at the whole idea, even the labeling of them as green or clean. …

Sustainable Oil Sands?

I’ve just spent a couple of hours examining an impressive document, perhaps the most remarkable of its kind produced by any corporation in the world. The publication is entitled, ‘A closer look at our journey towards sustainable development’, and is compiled using Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) guidelines. The GRI is …