The Energy Conundrum

“The advances needed for a sustained energy future in Canada will most probably come from curiousity-driven research”

Peter Calamai
Peter Calamai is a fellow at the Institute of Science, Society, and Policy. He was a founding member of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association in 1971, and he served as the Toronto Star’s national science reporter from 1998 to 2008. He is the adjunct research professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University in Ottawa and a contributing editor at Cosmos, a science magazine published six times a year in Australia. He is also a member of the editorial advisory committee of the Science Media Centre of Canada.

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