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Ontario election highlights business powered by carbon pricing

May 28, 2018 by Abhilasha Fullonton

(Source: National Observer) Jerry Flynn says his Ontario startup is an example of how a price on carbon pollution is powering business opportunity in the province. Flynn, 32, is a chemical engineer in the business of carbon recycling, taking what was once a waste product — carbon pollution from industrial exhaust fumes — and turning it into valuable, marketable, assets. His firm, Tandem Technical, breaks down exhaust gases into compounds that can be assembled into ingredients for products like toothpaste or paper. It’s one of many firms around the world vying for a piece of what will become a $1.2-trillion carbon recycling industry by 2030 as the world moves to reduce pollution. Read full article…

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