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Positive Energy

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How do we tackle political polarization around energy issues in Canada? Discussions with energy leaders, academic researchers and senior decision-makers from industry, government, Indigenous communities, local communities and environmental organizations. Host: Ian T.D. Thomson


Polling Canada: Nik Nanos talks Public and Expert Opinion on Energy and Climate
Jan 22 • 42 min
Ian T. D. Thomson interviews Nik Nanos, Chair and CEO of Nanos Research and Chair of Positive Energy’s Advisory Council. Mr. Nanos discusses two opinion surveys developed by Nanos Research in collaboration with Positive Energy. One survey examines…
Go Big or Go Home: The Future of Canadian Energy—with Monica Gattinger, Mike Cleland, Chris Henderson, Shannon Joseph, Tonja Leach and Shawn McCarthy.
Dec 13, 2019 • 85 min
Earlier this month, Positive Energy hosted a debate to examine and address polarization in Canadian politics, in particular its effects on energy decision-making. The question: Can Canada better meet its future energy, environmental, social and economic…
Polling Canada: Nik Nanos Presents Canadians’ Opinions on Energy and Environment
Dec 3, 2019 • 42 min
Today on the program, Nik Nanos’ keynote address from Positive Energy’s October 7th Conference is highlighted. Entitled “DIVIDED? Polarization and Canada’s Energy Future in an Age of Climate Change”, The conference convened senior leaders from business,…
What’s in a word? Michael Cleland on Canada’s energy vocabulary
Oct 31, 2019 • 30 min
Ian T. D. Thomson talks with Michael Cleland, Senior Fellow, Positive Energy, uOttawa, about his latest article for Energy Regulation Quarterly. Mr. Cleland discusses Canada’s climate change history, the importance of vocabulary used in Canada’s energy…
Monica Gattinger on polarization in an age of climate change
Sep 24, 2019 • 34 min
Welcome to the new Positive Energy podcast. In our debut episode, Ian T.D. Thomson talks with Professor Monica Gattinger, Chair of Positive Energy and Director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa, about why Canada’s…