Bill Kelly: The cost of scrapping cap and trade

Premier Doug Ford made it official Tuesday with his announcement that his government is scrapping Ontario's cap and trade program. "People need the details on exactly when this is going to be wound down and if there are any programs that are going ... More..

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North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

North Korea Believed to be Increasing Nuclear Production

Xi in turn told Kim he "actively supports North Korea's reform and opening-up and will proactively cooperate with issues associated with the efforts", according to the Yomiuri. Speaking on national television...More..

Hawaii to ban popular sunscreen brands to protect coral reefs
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Hawaii to ban popular sunscreen brands to protect coral reefs

The bill states that the chemicals "have significant harmful impacts on Hawaii's marine environment and residing ecosystems". David Ige signed the legislation on Tuesday, making Hawaii the first state in t...More..

Scott Pruitt Resigns as Head of the EPA After Restaurant Confrontation
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Scott Pruitt Resigns as Head of the EPA After Restaurant Confrontation

Trump tweets that Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler will assume the acting administrator position Monday. President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Handler issues July 4 apology to world: "We're sorry about o...More..

Three suspected poachers mauled to death by lions in Eastern Cape
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Three suspected poachers mauled to death by lions in Eastern Cape

Police spokesperson Captain Mali Govender said that investigators and specialists combed the scene and managed to retrieve remains which were taken by the department of health for forensic testing Wednesday mor...More..

Giant telescope captures incredible images of a newborn planet
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Giant telescope captures incredible images of a newborn planet

Commissioned in 2014, SPHERE uses extreme adaptive optics: it has a mirror that corrects the effects of atmospheric turbulence more than 1,200 times per second and at a nanometric scale. But they added that t...More..

by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Longest lunar eclipse of the century happening in July

According to the Dubai Astronomy Group, the eclipse will last for about one hour and 43 minutes, the longest in the century, and will also feature a " blood moon ". In India, the partial eclipse will begi...More..

Greenpeace crashes Superman-shaped drone into French nuclear plant
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Greenpeace crashes Superman-shaped drone into French nuclear plant

Greenpeace says the spent-fuel buildings have not been created to withstand outside attacks and are the most vulnerable part of French nuclear plants. The drone stunt follows a series of staged break-ins by Gre...More..

NASA presented images of the dwarf planet Ceres
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

NASA presented images of the dwarf planet Ceres

The Dawn probe has transmitted detailed photographs of the crater Okkator. The first photo, taken on June 14 from an altitude of about 24 miles (39 kilometers) above Ceres, showcases the group of bright spo...More..

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - NASA to test 'quiet' supersonic flights
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - NASA to test 'quiet' supersonic flights

Residents of Galveston , Texas will serve as "sonic thump " guinea pigs. Before being taken out of service, Concorde's speed was restricted over certain land routes because of disruptive sound waves. The ...More..

Air pollution contributes to diabetes
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Air pollution contributes to diabetes

Air pollution has been more and more associated with type 2 diabetes in recent years, and while the exact mechanisms behind this link are not clear, scientists have suggested that where people live and thei...More..

Australian supermarket staff attacked in free bag ban anger
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Australian supermarket staff attacked in free bag ban anger

ENRAGED Australian shoppers have taken to social media to condemn supermarket giant Coles' decision to ban single-use plastic bags from check-outs from today onwards. But customer "bag rage" pushed the chain ...More..

First confirmed image of a newborn planet revealed
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

First confirmed image of a newborn planet revealed

Astronomers have captured this image of a planet that's still forming in the disk of gas and dust around its star. This is the first clear image of a planet caught in the act of formation around the dwarf sta...More..

Extreme heat continues this week in Almaguin, North Bay
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Extreme heat continues this week in Almaguin, North Bay

The heat is hanging in there but take heart - it was a mere 18 C at dawn Tuesday and daytime highs will stay in the 20s by Friday. The forecast calls for a daytime high of 32 degrees, a humidex of 37 and a UV...More..

Donald Trump holding interviews to fill Supreme Court vacancy
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Donald Trump holding interviews to fill Supreme Court vacancy

Trump met with some possible candidates this weekend at his golf resort in Bedminster, N.J., and at the White House on Monday but Lee's spokesman Conn Carroll said he was unaware if the senator had met with t...More..

Woman Confronts Scott Pruitt At DC Eatery
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Woman Confronts Scott Pruitt At DC Eatery

Mink says Pruitt left the restaurant before she returned to her seat. She said she approached him and calmly and quietly critiqued his resistance to clean air and clean water. Pruitt's wife did eventually land ...More..

Why This Month's Blood Moon Is One That You Can't Miss
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Why This Month's Blood Moon Is One That You Can't Miss

The longest total lunar eclipse of the entire 21st century is coming to a sky near you later this month! "Viewers in India are lucky since the eclipse, both partial and the total will be entirely visible ...More..

In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda

They were the only Democrats to have voted for Trump's first Supreme Court selection, Neil Gorsuch . And Democrats have a point in noting now that the crux of McConnell's argument - to give voters a say in t...More..

Stephen Hawking's appearances in film and television showed the scientist's fun side
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Stephen Hawking's appearances in film and television showed the scientist's fun side

Fellow scientists praised Hawking for his contribution to physics. The next year he begins communicating through an electronic voice synthesizer that gives him his trademark robotic "voice". In 2015 he was aske...More..

by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Trump says he is considering two women for Supreme Court

Melendez back at one point to verify that he was who he said he was, asking whether he was calling from a cellphone and why it appeared to be from a California area code. "I'm very proud of Neil Gorsuch", Tru...More..

Heat advisory issued as sweltering hot weather moves in
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Heat advisory issued as sweltering hot weather moves in

In Kansas City, the weather service tweeted to 'Limit time outdoors, wear light colored and light weight clothing, take frequent breaks preferably in the shade, and drink plenty of water'. The current expected ...More..

Toronto and Metrolinx issue heat warnings
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Toronto and Metrolinx issue heat warnings

Environment Canada said the airmass would settle over Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and P.E.I. over the weekend, bringing humidex values exceeding 36 C. In Ottawa, organizers are watching the weather to decide i...More..

The Milky Way seems to be full of toxic ‘space grease’
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

The Milky Way seems to be full of toxic ‘space grease’

If we're going to head out into interstellar space one day, we might want to go equipped with some heavy-duty degreaser. Tim Schmidt, the study author and a chemistry professor at UNSW, said in press relea...More..

SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

SpaceX Is Transporting AI Support Robot CIMON to ISS

CIMON will verbally communicate step-by-step instructions to Mr. Gerst during three planned science experiments on the space station's European module. It said in a press statement that it wouldn't attempt ...More..

McConnell: We will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy's successor this fall
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

McConnell: We will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy's successor this fall

Despite the Republican majority, Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund says she's confident senators can be persuaded to hold off. McConnell refused to even grant a committee hearing to President Ba...More..

Young will pick up climate change bill
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Young will pick up climate change bill

The report , which includes a broader stock take on progress since the 2008 passage of the CCA, says the cancellation of number of important programmes in recent years at short notice has led to "uncertainty a...More..

Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

McConnell said Friday during a television interview that senators "should be able to work our way through the confirmation process sometime before early fall". Vice President Mike Pence can be called on to brea...More..

Moon Helium 3 Search Is Part Of ISRO Chandrayan 2 Mission
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Moon Helium 3 Search Is Part Of ISRO Chandrayan 2 Mission

China's lunar mission was named Change 3 mission and was successfully launched in the year 2013. Now India is following suit. In October, the Indian counterpart NASA will launch a Rover for the exploration o...More..

Countdown to the Nomination: Who Will Fill Kennedy's Seat?
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Countdown to the Nomination: Who Will Fill Kennedy's Seat?

Mr Trump said that he may interview one or two candidates this weekend at his resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, as his effort to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy accelerates. "They're looking for anyt...More..

Trump Supreme Court pick set for July 9; two women under consideration
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick set for July 9; two women under consideration

Trump said Kennedy's decision to retire at this point "showed confidence in us" to make a good choice for his successor. Asked if he planned to question potential court nominees their views on abortion ri...More..