Alternate Energy

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Clearing the Air

U of T wants to drastically cut carbon emissions by 2050. It’s enlisting on-campus ingenuity for help

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The Next Big Idea

Ten concepts that could shape the future: from digital credentials to safer drugs to DNA-tailored diets and more

Shawn Qu

Here Comes the Sun

Shawn Qu's Canadian Solar is already one of the world’s largest solar energy companies. Ten years from now he wants it to be an industry leader

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Sunnier Days

High energy prices are giving solar cells a new-found lustre

Fields of Gold

Chemist David Boocock has developed a clean-burning fuel from organic waste