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January 4th, 2010

Greener oil sands, greener planet

Abstract:
Now that the noise and fuss of political posturing has faded, one key question emerges from the Copenhagen summit: Who will lead the evolution to a low-carbon future?

It must be Canada, the only energy superpower in the democratic world.

What are some elements of this green future?

* Developing the nano-economy as a "building-block" application in everything from health care to energy efficiency to safe nuclear reactors to manufacturing based on petroleum and cellulosic fibres. The National Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Alberta offers the ideal base for this venture.

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