Program ID: Innovation Anthology #854
Program Date: 03/16/2017
Program Category: Alberta, Awards and Competitions, Climate Change, Economy, Energy, Environment
ERA Grand Challenge Round Two Benefits Environment & EconomyThe Emissions Reduction Alberta Grand Challenge competitions are accelerating research into the conversion of waste carbon dioxide into products of value.
That includes materials like concrete, new chemicals for plastics, and fuels
Steve MacDonald is ERA's CEO.
He says carbon conversion is potentially a trillion dollar market - and it could remove up to 7 billion metric tons of CO2 every year.
Steve MacDonald says so far, Grand Challenge winners have received 24 million dollars in prize money for developing carbon conversion technologies.
Listen to the full interview with Emissions Reduction Alberta at InnovationAnthology.com
I'M CHERYL CROUCHER