Category Archives: Science & Technology

The U.S. stuffed waste from nuclear bomb tests under a dome on a Pacific island. Now, the dome is cracking open – National Post

A still from an overhead video view of the dome, as shot by an ABC News Australia team.ABC News Australia BY WASHINGTON POST ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: MAY 21, 2019 https://nationalpost.com/news/world/the-u-s-stuffed-waste-from-nuclear-bomb-tests-under-a-dome-on-a-pacific-island-now-the-dome-is-cracking-open

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NEW FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL RULES WILL ALLOW ‘INEVITABLE’ RELEASE OF ‘TREATED’ WASTE WATER FROM TOXIC TAR SANDS TAILINGS

FULL STORY: GLOBE AND MAIL @GLOBEANDMAIL Ottawa, Alberta eye looser rules for releasing oil-sands wastewater JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 20, 2019 UPDATED MAY 20, 2019 @JEFFALEWIS1 Wikipedia — Commentary If the toxic tailings are dried and water treated … Continue reading

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Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending taxpayers’ dollars to battle federal carbon tax, poll says

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to media in Bracebridge, Ont., on May 3, 2019. SHAWN MCCARTHY GLOBAL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 FRED THORNHILL/THE CANADIAN PRESS Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending … Continue reading

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Selkirk flips switch on Manitoba’s largest rooftop solar installation

May 13 2019 – CBC The Selkirk Recreation Complex roof has been outfitted with 676 solar panels, the largest rooftop installation in the province. (Submitted by Sycamore Energy) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/city-selkirk-flips-switch-solar-1.5134206

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Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle: ‘It’s outrageous’ – Chicago Tribune

Nicoletta Skarlatos, of Chicago, stands May 9, 2019, with the Tesla Model S that she purchased to avoid having to pay to keep a gas tank filled. Skarlatos and other owners of electric cars may be facing a $1,000 annual … Continue reading

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Can AI help crack the code of fusion power?

‘It’s sort of this beautiful synergy between the human and the machine’ By Rachel Becker on January 29, 2019 10:00 am https://youtu.be/k4eTAYbuvyQ https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/29/18201220/nuclear-fusion-energy-artificial-intelligence-machine-learning-tae-google https://twitter.com/verge/status/1125099212717223937?s=03

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Podcasts that bridge the political divide

Protesters in front of National Conference Hall, in Tripoli, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa) CBC Radio · Posted: May 10, 2019 9:00 AM ET | Last Updated: May 10 Surprisingly open and healthy conversations that are both entertaining and illuminating. … Continue reading

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