University research can inform sector-specific actions to reach ambitious net-zero goal

Published on Apr 26, 2022

Industry, governments and university researchers have distinct roles to play in advancing Canada’s clean-tech economy, a forum on reaching the country’s net-zero targets heard recently.

“Roadmap to 2050 Net Zero: Building Stronger University-Industry Partnerships” was a roundtable discussion hosted by the Toronto Region Board of Trade and led by David Sinton, Engineering Professor and lead for the Climate Positive Energy Initiative.

Participants in the roundtable drew on their experience in government advocacy or developing and adapting cleantech solutions.

The urgency of climate change demands that companies and universities present shared solutions to decision-makers and translate technical information into policy recommendations, the participants agreed.

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