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Senior Research Associate @payneinstitute @coschoolofmines; Research Fellow @policy_school; cleantech/electricity/carbon/innovation policy + quantum physics;

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This week on @TheEnergyGang: breathing while black. We talked with @Tamaraity about the history of urban/industrial… https://t.co/KvjEKpZkjt
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonI also learn that the Chief of one of the Nations I have the privilege to work for was beat up by RCMP officers aft… https://t.co/FRrPDbFUej
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Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @Aly_B_YYC @maxfawcett @BloombergNEF is saying over 500 different models by 2022 (globally do not all available in… https://t.co/tTem9r31Aq @Aly_B_YYC @maxfawcett A lot more models coming as soon as 2021 from a range of manufacturers.Voices are heard. Even from where there’s no sound. https://t.co/4qK8LxfVjx
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6/6
2020
@S_HastingsSimon I was informed by the AUC this week that all enviromental monitoring on solar and wind farms must… https://t.co/KO98EvNXMW
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @S_HastingsSimon @MelaneeLThomas I do environmental monitoring for the rest of the province, not the oilsands, and… https://t.co/Rr1nxtS8Fo
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @hillstephen Even previous talk about "diversification" and expanding types of energy production from CEOs that I'm… https://t.co/WpOmVCDHs1 @hillstephen Interesting - did he make statements about disruptive demand decreases for oil in the "not to distant"… https://t.co/APz9DRdGkmespecially in cases where it may not be an in person process? like from this list by @EmmaMcihttps://t.co/Awmneari4KWe can and should be more precise in discussing the market failures and institutional conditions that can lead to e… https://t.co/VQsC8gUtQ1
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonI have removed the phrase "Tragedy of the Commons" from my teaching to avoid inadvertently pointing students toward… https://t.co/Yx2KIYNLNW
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonNow is a good time to re-up this essential history of Garrett Hardin and his legacy of eugenicist thinking and whit… https://t.co/2GLUITeR8N
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @geodarcy File this one under "why punctuation matters"? https://t.co/r03aHswMvXHas there been any justification/explanation given for why environmental monitoring can't be conducted due public h… https://t.co/tooxQ97nRE @EmmaLGraney If they think the urban transit system subsidies are high wait until they see the road network numbers...The latest OECD-@IEA data shows a 38% rise in support for the production of fossil fuels in 2019. #COVID19 recover… https://t.co/a0JOUAresK
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @smccarthy55 @Suncor I'm working on putting together something longer than a tweet thread that explains this more clearly. @smccarthy55 @Suncor without noting that production can continue while disruption is underway, and that simply bein… https://t.co/imkcC78LGt @smccarthy55 @Suncor I don't disagree it is a start and needs to be followed up with concrete action. The part that… https://t.co/E1Az2WD3haLondon Metal Exchange plans ‘low-carbon’ aluminium trading https://t.co/f6mgLRfinb
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonAcademic research: Must be novel Policy engagement: Say the same fucking thing over & over until it sticks
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonCAPP wants Ottawa to implement an investment tax break for the oil patch. In a quirk of timing, the IEA and OECD ca… https://t.co/QWboSQPPr2
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonHey #EnergyTwitter press. If you're looking for expert sources on carbon capture and storage, direct air capture, a… https://t.co/3R7QRIAh7D
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @Ishshu @EmmaMayMMA @Suncor @RachelNotley Those were positive actions but I think this represents a fundamentally d… https://t.co/Jcqromg3fvGarbage trucks seem like a good thing to electrify quickly. https://t.co/4rFbRoyxwo
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6/5
2020
@GK_Fellows I particularly "like" the part where the incumbents blocked the new technology that was safer for the k… https://t.co/8JVoe8eNSpThis is an AMAZING thread on innovation, creative destruction, the economic theory of regulation (capture theory),… https://t.co/2WnID1JeqY
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @MichaelWWara Not sure if this is what you are thinking of by @MapleLeafFoods has done something similar to reach n… https://t.co/o7nTgW3yu0It will be interesting to see if and how other companies respond, as well as the response of investors - do they se… https://t.co/kbrB3k51EDThis is a meaningful shift from previous announcements by all major players in the province. I'm cautiously optimis… https://t.co/kRi1Agn31EIt acknowledges that "not to distant" future demand decreases for oil could be disruptive, and does not simply poin… https://t.co/24ctlK6M3PThis oped from @Suncor, along with the sustainable jet fuel investment is I think the first example of an AB oil co… https://t.co/kUp786AApbNew blog from me with Melissa Felder and Asa Motha-Pollock from @MaRSDD Data Catalyst looking at current opportunit… https://t.co/EiuWpJox2F
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonBig news. A €9k subsidy on a pure electric car in Germany 🇩🇪 The building blocks to the electric recovery is bein… https://t.co/TnM9zQFjBD
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonAmidst the chaos, join us for a book launch tomorrow for a webinar with @payneinstitute Fellow @paashamahdavi "The… https://t.co/hUbsifDpEH
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @LindsayTedds Bold of him to come out on the side of governments role in ensuring equal access for all children to liquor.
6/4
2020
i can’t dictate what people feel/experience in regards to this idea. I’m just curious about what others think becau… https://t.co/478LC1U4lw
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonWhat this one has to do with health seems particularly unclear - why is submitting reports not possible? https://t.co/sJVDziNteFGreat overview of the changes being made to environmental protections https://t.co/85jXi5qsWhYour move, #yyccc. #yycbike #ebike #rebate https://t.co/z02npbGHxC https://t.co/I5sHFZeK2I
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon“I’d like to see these groups start to embrace this whole concept of justice, fairness, and equity...statements nee… https://t.co/VDsgDMz0OQ
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @TretterEliot @trevortombe @maxfawcett @theturner @bcshaffer have you looked at this?I really like this new proposed development a short walk from where I live in east van: 84 homes for indigenous peo… https://t.co/hEwlwkynPi
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6/3
2020
Environmentalism has deeply racist roots that still endure today. The climate movement absolutely can't be silent n… https://t.co/tWxSTbRSrR
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6/2
2020
If you work at or attend a College or University, please read this 👇 https://t.co/0cDrcNNEdD
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @emilygrubert It is striking how few women are in this movie - basically wives only. #TheCurrentWar @emilygrubert So far, I like the multiple elements of competition - technical but also commercial (including use c… https://t.co/eKdvXX3aVX @emilygrubert What have we experienced that is like seeing electricity light up a square for the first time? #TheCurrentWar @emilygrubert Edison's refusal to make weapons is one I didn't know about (if true? need to be parallel fact checking) @emilygrubert Was Edison the first master of dramatic product reveals? #thecurrentwar @emilygrubert Also good reminder that while we have made progress on electricity we have little in the way of rail transit #thecurrentwarMe and my electricity buddies are all set up for #TheCurrentWar with @S_HastingsSimon, you, and our other people bu… https://t.co/y0xzpqcQnG
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @emilygrubert Look at all those DC converters!Kicking this off in 2 hours (7 PT / 8 MT / 9 CT / 10 ET) Watch with us or on your own schedule — join the electric… https://t.co/0oD5aSF2T7
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6/1
2020
Remembering this message and looking for ways to contribute. https://t.co/vuNOJ4zeUs @Tzeporah @emilygrubert Its happening tonight! No clever ideas so just #TheCurrentWarNew comic about things being broken! https://t.co/FSw2MccwgW https://t.co/NVHmVgjhzn
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5/31
2020
Think I need to prepare for #TheCurrentWar @currentwarmovie movie watch tomorrow with #energytwitter (at 8pm MT co… https://t.co/2h0A7fJe4g
5/30
2020
@maxfawcett @markusoff Def understand the admin question, but devils advocate why was it the few fast food companie… https://t.co/1CDeq78Cvb @maxfawcett @markusoff but if they have a low contact pickup method (curbside or sidewalk drop off for example?) @PTertzakian Its an interesting juxtaposition but one I see in other sectors as well as we learn more about the imp… https://t.co/0hAWIPGWDe @markusoff I wonder what the response will be if a small restaurant or other store requests to be included or somehow receive masks? @traderCXV @trevortombe who are now going to be acting in a public health capacity? How does this differ vs if they… https://t.co/u05XOT7VrH @traderCXV @trevortombe Which is not to say that it is a prior the wrong way to do things, but raises a number of q… https://t.co/2W3RFdFMpw @traderCXV @trevortombe Yeah, I wouldn't be surprised if this ends up being a money maker for the restaurants (but… https://t.co/Kc8XOMkLfs @trevortombe Also super curious what the business case looks like for these companies - I'm sure they have to give… https://t.co/ecf5XfZbsR @trevortombe I hope they will be requiring all the locations to serve people that come on foot/bike (vs limiting it… https://t.co/pug8Ep3wZeFossil Fuel Phase-Out & Just Transitions have become heated topics globally. This week, EU pledged €40 billion for… https://t.co/gGQyk1aemo
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonSTOLEN BIKE ALERT! THIS BIKE WAS JUST STOLEN FROM OUR SHOP - LAST SEEN HEADING EAST THROUGH INGLEWOOD. GAZELLE ELE… https://t.co/HdxR2WgvKy
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5/29
2020
Several of Edison’s and G.E.’s vintage lightbulbs feature in my personal collection. I’ve always been inspired by i… https://t.co/vXCSLISRXU
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonOff to the landfill... *And, simultaneously, off to the next mine to find more metals for more electric mobility..… https://t.co/UDgMF5cNgP
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @stevebloom55 @jemime_d @Glasgow_Watch @mzjacobson But not the first in US waters https://t.co/n0XwgVigNr
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonFirst offshore wind turbine installed in US federal waters - a Siemens Gamesa 6 MW turbine. A “monumental day for… https://t.co/M5zmmFdY5P
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonCarbon-negative solutions are going to be crucial, but right now they are being hijacked by utilities and other pol… https://t.co/pbv4SIHtCK
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonAnd yes I added the LEGO wind turbine to the car background because why not go all in? https://t.co/7AjsIKiOWj“When we look at the resources that we have, we need to think big and bold and ensure we’re targeting our bigger lo… https://t.co/oMEXS02ymU
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonHi. My paper is starting a climate newsletter on June 1. Sign up for all kinds of stories, from environment to ener… https://t.co/D7LdWYTADj
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @vsiv @IEABirol @ColumbiaUEnergy @JasonBordoff @tgouldao @IEA @russellgold @DrChrisClack @JesseJenkins Thanks! @vsiv @IEABirol @ColumbiaUEnergy @JasonBordoff @tgouldao @IEA Varun, do you know of a forecast for grid build out r… https://t.co/QhQn4HgXh6From @EIAgov Renewables surpass coal for the first time in 130 years. These are final numbers from 2019, meaning… https://t.co/42NnfqgHgP
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonSecurity is a major driver of transition in the energy industry. Geopolitics and environment will be two strong for… https://t.co/lbfW0zYUX7
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5/28
2020
@br_haley @emilygrubert I blame my parents (for the general nerdiness, not knowledge of this movie specifically.Wow. EU pledges 40 billion euros for 'just transition' from fossil fuels https://t.co/izhcEiwCtQ
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @SimonMahan @emilygrubert It looks like its on Apple and maybe Amazon so with lack of synchronizing software we wil… https://t.co/Gw3pB3vwV5 @SimonMahan @emilygrubert @ClimateDuncan AH NO SPOILERS https://t.co/YE2mgwrhYjRecording of Alberta in the Energy Crisis: The Investor Visits with @EdWhittingham @DKeithClimate and special guest… https://t.co/L5L8VtnlC4 @WarnkeKim @jvipondmd They are tshirts cut horizontallyJoin us at tomorrow’s #BuildingBackBetter roundtable by 11am EDT to see how the formula that got oil sands going co… https://t.co/lEDC1qY2LA
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonPassed 100 masks sewn tonight! Cc @jvipondmd https://t.co/zRh4AN32cxLet’s do this #energytwitter live-viewing of The Current War starting at 8pm MT THIS Sunday, 31 May. @emilygruberthttps://t.co/gOASluWLCK
5/27
2020
@maxfawcett But how else can you test your knowledge of the fact that the world is big and Canada is small? Or that… https://t.co/3VpZN2T3nvWe have data on this: According to @StatCan_eng, 7.3% of the women in Minister @cathmckenna riding commuted by bicy… https://t.co/e5mIfgcUVY
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-SimonAlright folks: if you want to live-watch The Current War with us, we'll be watching starting at 8pm MT THIS Sunday,… https://t.co/4SvUVkX9DO
Retweeted by Dr Sara Hastings-Simon @bcshaffer Me after spending hours trying to string together something as simple as total electricity production ac… https://t.co/XjwJnnKCKy @thechaiyun My first 4 years in Canada - during which I for example - had a full time job, owned a home, had 2 kids… https://t.co/uifowIo6nQ @bcshaffer We need @electronecon on the case!But it shows why some are so eager to open up these areas in the near term and where they see the business case.I should add - I don't think this means the decision is the right one for the province - weighing the short term ec… https://t.co/X3yeRSoZrS
5/26
2020

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