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Gertrude Clement, Youth Representative from Tanzania who signed the Paris Climate Agreement on behalf of global youth.

The Audacity of Youth to Solve Climate Change

By Kali Taylor, Student Energy Founder, Smart Prosperity Leader

Smart Prosperity
Apr 22, 2016 · 4 min read
“We expect more than words on a page. We expect action… The future is ours. And the future is bright.”
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The best part of being young is that we are too young to know we can’t possibly do the things we are already doing

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During his university years, Xavier was heavily involved in the student leadership of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). Today Xergy Energy is Ontario’s largest Operations and Maintenance Provider for the residential market.

Xavier Gordon: Xenergy

David Berliner: Copower

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Bruce came up with the idea for SimplySolar while volunteering at an orphanage in Rongshui, China. He noticed the kids shivering and realized that moving the solar panel on the roof to catch the sun better would make a huge difference.

Bruce Gao: SimplySolar

Dan Lafferty: Relight

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Named one of the 30 under 30 in Forbes’ Energy category three years in a row, Eden is one of the US Chamber of Commerce’s IP Champions and Ashoka’s Youth Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Proudly Canadian, she studied Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science at Princeton University.

Eden Full Goh: SunSaluter


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Canadians: Have Your Say on Climate Change!

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Smart Prosperity will harness new thinking to map out and accelerate Canada’s transition to a stronger, cleaner economy in the next decade. smartprosperity.ca

New Thinking

Sharing stories and new ideas that are good for our economy & environment

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