Despite changes, Moe still calls carbon tax ‘economic poison’

Environment Minister Rod Phillips and Attorney General Caroline Mulroney made the announcement in Toronto this morning. Mulroney said the province is already working with Saskatchewan to fight the imposition of a carbon tax, and said a court challe... More..

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California´s Death Valley sets world record for hottest ever July
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

California´s Death Valley sets world record for hottest ever July

Among the extreme conditions were four consecutive days reaching a high of 127 degrees (52.7 Celsius) and overnight lows that remained over the century mark. In mid-July from the hellish heat here killed a t...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Mix Of Newbies, Veterans To Fly On US' First Private Spaceships

On the first human test flight of Boeing's Starliner spacecraft, NASA selected astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Mann to join Boeing executive Chris Ferguson . In 2014, SpaceX and Boeing received cont...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Degrading plastics emit greenhouse gases and polyethylene 'most prolific emitter'

About 6.3 billion tons of plastic have been generated since it was first mass produced about 70 years ago. Plastic is already known to release harmful chemicals into the water and soil. The researchers said t...More..

Radio telescope picks up new frequency in space
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Radio telescope picks up new frequency in space

According to the MailOnline , the emission was detected by the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment telescope, which has been operating for less than a year. Not much is known about these short, hig...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Greenhouse gases surge to new highs worldwide in 2017: US report

While the global average sea surface temperature in 2017 was slightly below the 2016 value, the long-term trend remained upward, with the last three years seeing the three highest annual average temperatures on...More..

Canada 09:59 AM Trudeau Liberals scale back carbon tax
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Canada 09:59 AM Trudeau Liberals scale back carbon tax

First reported by the Globe and Mail, Ottawa will only be taxing heavy industrial emitters once they exceed 80 or 90 per cent of average emissions. The government of Saskatchewan has asked the province's Appe...More..

by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Canada to soften carbon tax as firms fret about US competition

The decision is significant because the new right-wing government in Ontario - the heartland of Canadian industry - intends to scrap an existing carbon pricing system. The draft regulations finalizing the indus...More..

Man Suspected Of Taunting Yellowstone Bison Arrested At Glacier National Park
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Man Suspected Of Taunting Yellowstone Bison Arrested At Glacier National Park

He was taken back to Yellowstone and booked into jail. Alleged bison hazer Raymond Reinke was jailed after hearing five charges against him during his initial appearance in federal court on Friday. Park offic...More..

Orca mother carries dead calf for seventh straight day
by | Saturday, August 04, 2018

Orca mother carries dead calf for seventh straight day

A report from The Seattle Times indicates that J35 (nicknamed Tahlequah) has repeatedly ventured deep underwater to retrieve her young one's body, affecting her own health and making her lag behind the rest o...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Humans Have Already Depleted Earth’s Resources For The Year

In the United Kingdom, people are using so much resources and putting out so much pollution that it would take 2.9 Earths to sustain the world if everyone lived like Britons. Global livestock contributes at l...More..

Trump details looser mpg regulations; states vow to fight
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump details looser mpg regulations; states vow to fight

According to Trump administration estimates, the Obama fuel efficiency standards would raise the price of vehicles by an average of $2,340. However, his administration's report on Thursday projects th...More..

NASA assigns astronauts to first commercial crew missions
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

NASA assigns astronauts to first commercial crew missions

Both capsules will fly to the International Space Station on their first crewed test flights, blazing a trail for future crews to ride to and from the orbiting research complex on operational crew rotation mi...More..

by | Friday, August 03, 2018

NASA announces astronauts for first Commercial Crew missions

NASA also announced the astronauts for the first missions, which will be long-duration and dock with the International Space Station . NASA also unveiled part of the crews who will ride the CST-100 and Crew...More..

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Earth and Mars come closest to each other about every two years and two months. This is called opposition, and from our perspective here on Earth, Mars will be completely lit by the Sun. Add a telescope and you...More..

SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

SpaceX poised to beat Boeing with first astronaut flights

The crew assigned to fly on the company's Crew Dragon will liftoff aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from historic pad 39A. Friday's announcement will clarify who will fly on which spacecraft for the firs...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

What is Earth Overshoot Day and is it getting earlier?

The current rate of consumption is equivalent to 1.7 earths. There are countless very-good reasons to practice safe sex, but on Earth Overshoot Day , which this year falls on Wednesday, one of them will be t...More..

Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

EDT (19:30 UTC), the moon will be immersed in Earth's shadow and will be "illuminated by red light filtered by the [Earth's] atmosphere", Diego said. Begley, who thinks we are living in the End Times has ...More..

Clouds may eclipse blood moon’s full view
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Clouds may eclipse blood moon’s full view

The lunar eclipse was set to start at 7:15pm; it ended at 1:28AM on Saturday. For another thing, the Moon does not usually look this red - but last Friday it was slightly illuminated by red sunlight preferent...More..

'Impossible' to make Mars like Earth with current technology - NASA study
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

'Impossible' to make Mars like Earth with current technology - NASA study

The Earth will have the Red Planet and the Sun on either side, with the three celestial bodies in a straight line. This was the closest Mars had been to Earth in 60,000 years, according to NASA . A map of th...More..