Unless there is a change of course, the amount of plastic waste in the world’s oceans will outweigh the fish that live in them, by 2050, said the United Nations Secretary-General on Saturday, declaring that the world now faces a “global emergency” over the oceans.
The hydraulic extraction of natural gas, commonly known as fracking, produces cleaner energy than oil and coal, but it is not necessarily in the best interests of the world’s poorest countries, UN development experts said on Thursday.
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Canadian regulators just released new rules aimed at reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas industry by as much as 45 per cent over the next seven years, putting the country at the forefront of methane-reduction efforts globally.
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As the drive to divest from fossil fuel assets heats up, questions around divestment's impact on pension funds remain. Experts from the University of Waterloo address these concerns.
Hurricane Harvey isn't a "natural disaster" because disasters are not natural, says University College London researcher Ilan Kelman. Rather, they are the result of social and political forces which shape people's vulnerability to events.
The global power and automations firm won an order of US$80 million to supply a 100-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant in Ontario, which will increase the clean energy capacity of Canada and reduce 162,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually