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VW Admits 11 Million Cars Worldwide Have Emissions-Rigging Software

CP | Geir Moulson, The Associated Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Business

BERLIN — Volkswagen AG said Tuesday that some 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide were fitted with software at the centre of a U.S. emissions scand...

VW Allegedly Installed Device In Cars That Falsifies Emissions Data

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.19.2015 | Canada Business

Automaker Volkswagen could face up to $18 billion U.S. in fines for allegedly using software that falsifies emissions data. The Environmental Prote...

Keystone: Obama's Slow Motion Kabuki Theatre

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Politics
Kenneth P. Green

The president's rationale for rejecting the Keystone Approval Act is not actually based on an assessment of whether Keystone XL is in the U.S. national interest--that process is ongoing at the State Department. Rather, Mr. Obama's veto justification is that the Act "attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves the national interest."

U.S. Climate Agency Tears Down Pro-Keystone Talking Point

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Canada's ambassador to the U.S. likes to joke that he walks around Washington carrying a copy of the State Department report on the Keyst...

California Unveils Strictest Pesticide Rules In America

CP | Scott Smith, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

FRESNO, Calif. - California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmwor...

Why You Should Stop Worrying About Nuclear Radiation

Capt. Trevor Greene | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada
Capt. Trevor Greene

Lovelock said that worrying about getting cancer from nuclear radiation is pointless taken in the context of global warming. "We must stop fretting over the minute statistical risks of cancer from chemicals or radiation. Nearly one third of us will die of cancer anyway, mainly because we breathe air laden with that all-pervasive carcinogen, oxygen."

Solving the CRT Recycling Problem

Gary Shapiro | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Impact
Gary Shapiro

Recently, nine million pounds of cathode ray tubes (CRT) were found abandoned in Yuma, Arizona. Similar reports are becoming more common as the market...

Why This Woman Could Be Bad News For Keystone Pipeline

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2013 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to nominate his "green quarterback," a longtime air quality expert who has been a champion for toug...

Science Must Be Free From Political Interference

David Suzuki | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada
David Suzuki

Science is playing second fiddle to political concerns in Canada and the U.S. Recently, we've seen more "muzzling" of scientists, funding cuts, and an increasing disregard for science in policy-making. This scientific antipathy could not come at a worse time.