Ron Pernick, Clean Edge Inc.
Before I was Mrs. Green I admit to having little, if any, knowledge about the impact of technology on the environment or what the phrase “clean tech” meant. So… clean technology includes recycling, renewable energy (wind power, solar power, biomass, hydropower, biofuels), information technology, green transportation, electric motors, green chemistry, lighting, greywater and many other appliances that are more energy efficient. It means to create electricity and fuels, with a smaller environmental footprint and minimize pollution. Got it? So how does Ron Pernick fit into this? His company is the world’s FIRST research and advisory firm devoted to the clean-tech sector. They work with companies large and small to deliver expert analysis and comprehensive insights to key industry stakeholders. Ron Pernick is an accomplished research, publishing and business development entrepreneur with about three decades of high-tech experiences. Between my questions and his answers, we will all know better so we can do better. This show is sponsored by Chapman Tucson.