Designing agile organizations Every manager has run into bureaucratic inertia. Some have complained that getting a bureaucracy to change direction is like turning around an aircraft carrier in a narrow channel. Even more frustrating are the situations in which no…

Nuclear power and heavy industry in Ontario: McGuinty’s Kyoto opportunity, part II

Here’s a question. Should major industrial energy users use less energy? Industry is the second-largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Ontario. Electricity generation is number three. Transportation, all those cars and trucks, is the biggest source category. Bear…

Nuclear power and hybrid vehicles in Ontario: McGuinty’s Kyoto opportunity, part I (continued)

My first post in this series (May 25) showed how a nuclear power expansion in Ontario would propel us to full Kyoto compliance in the electricity generation sector. The provincial government can accomplish this within the time it takes to…