Category Archives: Science & Technology

Family of deceased Model X owner sues over 2018 crash – Ars Technica

The charred remains of Walter Huang’s Tesla Model X. S. Engleman / NTSB May 1 2019 https://arstechnica.com/cars/2019/05/family-sues-tesla-over-deadly-2018-autopilot-crash/

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Federal rebates for electric cars kick in with increased price limit – CBC

The Chevrolet Bolt, one of Canada’s most popular electric car, is among the vehicles eligible for federal rebates that came into effect Wed. (Duane Burleson/Associated Press) May 1 2019 – CBC Federal rebates to encourage Canadians to buy electric cars … Continue reading

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Oil Tankers, protesting, Irving and Canadian oil and gas

Canada Action Black outline denotes where ENGO’s are fighting to ban tankers. Red shapes are tankers. All the while the world is closing in on consuming 100 million barrels of oil a day. ENGO’s only want to land-lock Canadian oil. … Continue reading

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Winters Are Only Going to Get Worse, So Researchers Invented a Way to Generate Electricity from Snowfall

Photo: Getty Andrew Liszewski April 16 219 10:05am Filed to:SNOW The farther you get from the equator, the less effective solar panels become at reliably generating power all year round. And it’s not just the shorter spans of sunlight during … Continue reading

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B.C. introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

(Toby Talbot/Associated Press) British Columbia Legislation aims to phase out gas-powered vehicles The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:08 PM PT | Last Updated: April 10 The legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-introduces-law-to-require-cars-trucks-sold-by-2040-be-zerContinue reading

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This may be how the West might be lost | National Post

Getty Images Matt Gurney – National Post March 29, 2019 6:00 AM EDT Last Updated March 29, 2019 6:00 AM EDT Filed under: Full Comment The late 19th century was the era when, in the United States, the West — … Continue reading

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OPINION: Don’t be so sure a carbon tax will survive the Supreme Court

Special to Postmedia Network Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/guest-column-dont-be-so-sure-a-carbon-tax-will-survive-the-supreme-court Commentary “The Carbon Tax came into effect April 1st, 2019 for Provinces without their own federaly approved carbon reduction scheme. This may be grinding its way through … Continue reading

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