Bob McDonald

June 6, 2016 by Speakers' Spotlight

Investment in Renewable Energy Exploding — But Not in Canada

Loved by audiences across Canada for making complex scientific issues understandable, meaningful, and fun, Bob McDonald is in high demand. A fixture in broadcasting for more than 30 years, he is currently the host of CBC Radio’s Quirks & Quarks–the award-winning science program that is heard by 500,000 people each week–and is the author of numerous bestselling books. In this recent blog for, Bob looks at the news reports that show worldwide investment in alternative energy exceeds investment in new fossil fuel projects.