70 episodes

Podcast by Jason Switzer, Leor Rotchild and Dan Zilnik

Pipelines and Turbines Jason Switzer, Leor Rotchild and Dan Zilnik

    • Education
    • 4.4 • 34 Ratings

Podcast by Jason Switzer, Leor Rotchild and Dan Zilnik

    Episode 70 - Countries with McDonald's Aren't Supposed to go to War With Each Other

    Episode 70 - Countries with McDonald's Aren't Supposed to go to War With Each Other

    Leor, Jason and Dan try to untangle Russia's invasion of Ukraine. What is the current situation, how do we understand it, and what might it mean for energy markets? Is this the beginning of the breakdown of the global rules based order?

    • 56 min
    Ep. 69 - Bioenergy and the path to net-zero w Jeremy Moorhouse

    Ep. 69 - Bioenergy and the path to net-zero w Jeremy Moorhouse

    Bioenergy power generation increased 8% in 2020, exceeding modelled Net Zero growth of 7% through 2030. Nevertheless, deployment has been inconsistent in the past, with average annual generation growth in the last five years being below the necessary level. Learn more from the International Energy Agency's Jeremy Moorhouse.

    https://www.iea.org/reports/bioenergy-power-generation
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremy-moorhouse-41280715/?originalSubdomain=ca

    • 39 min
    Ep. 68 - The Turning Point w Dr. Tima Bansal

    Ep. 68 - The Turning Point w Dr. Tima Bansal

    What are the opportunities and challenges for a circular economy in Canada? There is probably nobody better on the planet to answer that seemingly simply question than Dr. Tima Bansal. Dr. Bansal is a Professor of Sustainability and Strategy at the Ivey Business School. She also founded and continues to direct Ivey’s Centre on Building Sustainable Value and the Network for Business Sustainability, a growing network of more than 8,000 researchers and managers from nations around the world committed to advancing sustainable business. She is the Panel Chair for the Council of Canadian Academies' Expert Panel on the Circular Economy. Learn more about "Turning Point" the CCA's final report on circularity in Canada.

    Executive Summary: https://cca-reports.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Turning-Point-CE-1P-ENG-FINAL.pdf
    Complete Report: https://cca-reports.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Turning-Point_digital.pdf

    • 36 min
    Episode 67 - Sustainability isn't an endpoint, it's a point along the journey (w Kris Frederickson)

    Episode 67 - Sustainability isn't an endpoint, it's a point along the journey (w Kris Frederickson)

    Kris Frederickson shares Keyera’s new carbon targets to “by 2025 reduce emissions intensity by 25% from 2019 levels and by 2035, reducing emissions intensity will be 50”. Kris discuses collaboration, innovative thinking, and a willingness to challenge the status quo while supporting the core business.

    Link: https://www.keyera.com/assets/Attachments/ESG/Climate-Report-2021.pdf

    • 40 min
    Episode 66: The Future of Natural Gas with Tyler Bryant

    Episode 66: The Future of Natural Gas with Tyler Bryant

    Have you ever wondered what's in store for the future of fossil fuels as we continue into the energy transition to a more sustainable future? Join our host Leor Rotchild with special guest Tyler Bryant as they discuss the future of natural gas and what's new in renewable energy sources.

    • 47 min
    Episode 65 - Reduce, Reuse and Enjoy a Cold One

    Episode 65 - Reduce, Reuse and Enjoy a Cold One

    In this episode, join our host Leor with special guest Kirk Zembal as they discuss Blindman Brewing's newest reuse technology. Blindman Brewing is the first brewery in Canada to develop carbon capture and reuse technology for its brewing process.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

dberrade ,

Pipelines and Turbines...More than hot air.

Some great insight into relevant topics. Let's see this podcast come out on a regular basis. You're suffering from the same challenges as wind; intermittent output. With three well-spoken, well-informed, average funny individuals I look forward to hearing from them again. They are not just hot air.

AndrewJGrant ,

Keep it coming!

I thoroughly enjoy the show, the array of thoughtful and talented guests, and the spirited but grounded banter between you three.

Would love to hear an episode focused on hydrogen; grey, blue and green... challenges and opportunities for Canadian industry and communities looking to host projects. Thanks!

hshields79 ,

Great Alberta Energy podcast

If you’ve ever wanted to know more about the energy headlines check this out. If you’ve wanted to know how some of these complex energy policies are made or how they impact the sector in reality check them out.

If you’re interested in knowing more about (mostly) western Canada energy I would start with them.

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