Category Archives: Science & Technology

Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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TC Energy to proceed with Keystone XL pipeline after US$1.1 billion investment from Alberta government | Financial Post

https://business.financialpost.com/commodities/energy/tc-energy-to-proceed-with-keystone-xl-pipeline-after-1-5b-investment-from-alberta-government — the Government of Alberta has agreed to invest US$1.1 billion as equity in the 830,000-barrels-per-day pipeline project. This going towards construction costs through the end of 2020. The remaining investment of US$6.9 billion is expected to be made … Continue reading

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TV’s ‘Diesel Brothers’ to pay US$850,000 fine for rolling coal | Driving

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Does the B.C. gas pipeline need approval from hereditary chiefs? – Macleans.ca

Protesters at a rally in Vancouver in support of pipeline protesters in northwestern B.C. (Darryl Dyck/CP) — This explains the two types of indigenous leadership, what role they each play and why they are often not in agreement. There is … Continue reading

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Agriculture and food industry as part of push for more sustainable food production

A photo provided by Perfect Day Foods of pints of their ice cream, which is vegan, lactose-free and contains milk proteins… Perfect Day Foods/The New York Times Lab-grown ice cream presents a labelling challenge for Canadian dairy https://nationalpost.com/news/lab-grown-ice-cream-presents-a-labelling-challenge-for-canadian-dairy — Milk’s … Continue reading

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Machines that can think: real benefits, the Apocalypse, or ‘dog-spaghetti’? | CBC Radio

Deep dreaming or deep machine learning, neuro networks that act similar to those in the human brain and more about this rapidly progressing field. https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/machines-that-can-think-real-benefits-the-apocalypse-or-dog-spaghetti-1.5429046

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Scientists create first ‘living robots’ in major breakthrough | The Independent

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/living-robots-xenobots-living-cells-frog-embryos-a9282251.html What could possibly go wrong.

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