The Rocket Man: Max Valier

Before there was Musk, there was Valier. Watch footage of Max Valier’s rocket-powered trials — of cars, sleds and planes — in the 1920s.

The Forces of Change

Discover the six forces of change that both drive and deter our energy transitions.

A Bold New Energy Podcast

Disruption — a new CBC Calgary podcast cohosted by Peter — explores the profound challenges of sudden energy transition.

Incentivizing Innovation

Musk’s $100 million prize for carbon-removal technologies is sure to accelerate innovation in this space.

Canada’s Hydrogen Strategy

A University of Ottawa panel explored hydrogen’s future in Canada. Read Peter’s remarks and watch the full panel.

A Backbreaking Business

This 1930s footage shows the effort that went into the business of keeping food cool before refrigeration.

Playing Catch-up

To sustain ever-decreasing costs of renewable energy, the old economy must catch up with the new.