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Liberals focus on clean technology for climate spending

OTTAWA — Pushing the private sector to develop clean technology — and heavy emitters to adopt it — is where billions in new money will flow from the Liberals’ 2021 budget pledge unveiled Monday to tackle climate change.

Chrystia Freeland standing in front of a table

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Around $17 billion is promised to be spent in the years ahead to promote a “green” recovery out of the COVID-19 pandemic and create jobs. 


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Included in that is $5 billion more into a fund meant to be spent on projects used by industry to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. 

The government says that

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The Many Ways Companies Waste Money With Technology Spending

Companies spend a lot of money on technology. They waste a lot, too.

It happens for all sorts of reasons. Maybe they are chasing the latest shiny new thing. Or they misunderstand what consumers want. Or they build something new rather than buy off the shelf.

Whatever the reason, the likelihood of spending mistakes is greater than ever, as the pandemic has made companies scramble even faster for new tools, to accommodate people rushing to work from home. Worldwide IT spending is expected to reach $3.9 trillion this year, up 6% from last year, according to

Gartner Inc.,

a research

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How revolutionary force plate technology could save troops from injuries and slash defense spending

As it stands, more than 55,000 active-duty U.S. soldiers – wracked by war wounds and injuries – are deemed non-deployable.

In 2018, more than half of all active-duty soldiers sustained some form of physical trauma – with over 70% diagnosed as lower extremity micro-traumatic musculoskeletal (MSK) or “overuse” injuries.

And aside from the gaping hole it leaves in the defense and security arena, the medical costs related to MSK ailments across all military branches cost the U.S. taxpayer more than $575 million per year.

The U.S Marines using the Sparta Science system were taken at the School of Infantry – West Training Command at MCB Camp Pendleton, California. (Courtesy Sparta Science)

The U.S Marines using the Sparta Science system were taken at the School of Infantry –

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