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Leona Aglukkaq announces new vehicle emissions regulations Canada's federal environment minister is announcing new regulations for cars and trucks, to further lower greenhouse gas emissions and bring the country's auto sector in line with the U.S. sector.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Doctors liken climate change risks to lack of sanitation a century ago Climate change poses risks to human health just as pollution and lack of sanitation did a century ago, says a medical journal editorial that details the potential harmful health effects and the benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
CBC.ca | 18 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammo in his car, prosecutor says A decorated Iraq war veteran who scaled a fence on Friday night and got into the White House had over 800 rounds of ammunition in his car and was arrested in July with a sniper rifle and a map marking the executive mansion, a federal prosecutor said on Mo
CBC.ca | 19 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nasa's Maven spacecraft enters Mars orbit The robotic explorer, which was launched last November from Florida, enters orbit around Mars for conducting studies.
Al Jazeera | 19 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus break sales record Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sizzling Qatar will not host 2022 World Cup after all Qatar will not be hosting the 2022 World Cup of Soccer because of the sweltering summer heat, according to FIFA executive committee member Theo Zwanziger.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Rockefellers fight global warming by selling off part of oil fortune The Rockefellers, who made their vast fortune on oil, and other philanthropies and high-wealth individuals on Monday will announce pledges to divest a total of $50 billion from fossil fuel investments.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
Global rallies urge action on climate change An estimated 500,000 rally around the globe ahead of UN summit to demand urgent action on climate change.
Al Jazeera | 23 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
High winds in Nova Scotia leave 50,000 in the dark An area of low pressure moving northeast towards Newfoundland and bringing high winds left tens of thousands of people in Nova Scotia in the dark Monday.
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2014 09:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People are drinking the drugs we take If were taking it, were also drinking it: painkillers, blood thinners, hormones, chemotherapy agents, even cocaine and amphetamines. What happens when excreted drugs get into drinking water?
CBC.ca | Sep 22, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend