One of the biggest myths in renewable technology in my mind, aside from the “free lunch” concept, is that we can or should switch to 100% renewables right away. Yes, we all want the future to get here pronto, but the more anyone looks at the proposition of the mythical overnight switch can see that we’re looking toward at least a few decades of transition. You can’t take people’s cars away, you can’t force everyone to switch their gas stoves… (more)
An article written for the Dawson Creek Daily News, written by William Stodalka and featuring Rational Middle director Gregory Kallenberg explores the intentions behind making an episode about the facility due to Shell’s financing of both the series and the treatment plant. Honestly, I think Mr. Stodalka missed the most important part of the story which is the idea that this monumental project be exposed to more people accomplishing two goals. First, by informing people that such a solution exists… (more)
To celebrate the launch of the new season, Rational Middle director Gregory Kallenberg hosted a live Google Hangout event on Tuesday, November 5th at 2pm CST which included the premiere of “Canada’s Way Forward: Finding a Path to the Energy Future,” a 12-minute documentary short film followed by a panel discussion featuring a host of experts and your questions, in the spirit of open discussion where everyone can participate.
This season is taking off! Lots of people are viewing our films and we think that's awesome. So far, our most popular episode has jumped around based on the day - first was Realities of Drilling: Extended and Recut, then it was Getting to Go: Tackling the Future of Transportation, but one has risen above the pack. And really it's no surprise. Enjoy our most popular episode in Season 2: A Day in the Life of Sustainable Beer: New Belgium Brewery!