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China Solar Power Surges: Leaves Entire World Behind

China issued an update on its solar progress this week and made every other solar-seeking country around the world feel kind of pathetic.The National …

Natural Gas

'I get paid £3,706 a year to heat my home – here's how'

The Thomas family earn an income by heating their bungalow. Are the Government payouts on renewables about to shrink?<p>Heating bills are falling. Increased competition and lower wholesale prices are trickling through to households, helped by a milder winter. Some people will have switched to a new, …

The Latest Science On Whether Money Can Buy Happiness

Money, we love it. Happiness, we want it. That much we know. What we don’t know, and what reams of research have yet to show definitively, is whether having one really yields the other.<p>A recent symposium of psychology researchers, called Happy Money 2.0: New Insights Into the Relationship Between …

The terrifying “smart” city of the future

<b>(Shutterstock/Peshkova)</b><p>Cities across the country are implementing smart technologies — with grave implications for our personal freedoms<p>Allegra Kirkland<p>February 28, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Imagine a world without waste. A place where the train always comes on …

Coffee Power: London Entrepreneur Uses the City's Coffee Waste for Fuel

Bio-bean, a London-based enterprise, takes coffee grinds and turns them into fuel.<p>Arthur Kay trained in architecture at University College London. While developing a blueprint for a coffee roaster he saw the potential in turning the business’ waste into energy.<p>Given London produces 200,000 tons of …

Coffee

Insurer helps parents spy on their kids' driving

It works through a telematics device in the car and a smartphone app<p>An insurance company has come with with a device to help parents spy on their teenage driving kids.<p>Esurance's program, DriveSafe, includes a telematics device that installs into the onboard diagnostics port on any vehicle built …

Social media classes getting more follows

The University of Western Ontario's Ivey Business School launched a new media marketing course in 2010, when Twitter and Facebook were starting to hit their strides as business tools. The elective attracted just 13 MBA students.<p>By 2012, enrolment nearly tripled – and then doubled again in 2013. The …

Panel's approval for Northern Gateway sets stage for PM's pipeline battle

The National Energy Board has given a conditional green light to the Northern Gateway pipeline project, handing off to Prime Minister Stephen Harper a crucial decision that threatens to intensify aboriginal opposition and become a political flashpoint in the next federal election.<p>In a report …

Northern Gateway pipeline approval boosts oil producers' Asia export hopes

A federal panel's recommendation that Enbridge Inc. proceed with its $6.5-billion Northern Gateway pipeline gives oil producers renewed hope for access to rich Asian markets, even though numerous risks remain for the contentious project.<p>Oil sector officials and analysts said the approval by the …

Five Reasons Why 'Food' Is A Massive Global Health Issue | Global Health

Last week in Stockholm, Sweden, I was asked to present an insight into the links between food and global health to the Swedish Medical Society …

Ontario to refurbish existing nuclear reactors, not build new

(Reuters) - The province of Ontario plans to refurbish units at the Darlington and Bruce nuclear power plants but no longer wants to build new reactors, according to its 2013 long-term energy plan.<p>Canada geese stand near the troubled Ontario Hydro Pickering nuclear power station August 13, …

Nuclear Energy

Canada to file Arctic seafloor claim this week

Some time this week, Canada is expected to make its case to the world to dramatically expand its boundaries by an area equivalent to the size of all …

Former Harper adviser blasts Keystone XL support

A former Harper government appointee used a keynote speech at a Washington event on Monday to trample Canadian authorities' message on oil pipelines …

Enbridge to keep seeking public approval for Northern Gateway pipeline

Enbridge Inc. will keep trying to win public approval for its Northern Gateway oil pipeline to the Pacific coast from Alberta even with the clock winding down to a crucial regulatory decision for the contentious project in the coming weeks, its chief executive officer said on Friday.<p>Calgary-based …

Cliffs Natural Resources calls off Ring of Fire mining project

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. announced on Wednesday that it would stop developing the Ring of Fire mineral deposit in Northern Ontario, dealing a blow to the provincial government's plans to tap the resource-rich area and grow the local economy.<p>The Ring of Fire deposit of chromite, nickel, copper, …

Keystone XL less crucial to TransCanada’s growth

TransCanada Corp. is slowly but surely digging itself out from under Keystone XL's shadow, adding a slew of new projects that will diversify its future revenues and dim the spotlight beating down on the controversial pipeline.<p>At the energy stalwart's investor day this week, there wasn't much by way …

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Al Gore praises Ontario's commitment to ban coal-fired power

The Ontario government will mark the closing of the province's last coal-fired electricity plant with new legislation banning the use of coal in power generation.<p>And Premier Kathleen Wynne pulled in some high-wattage help – in the person of former U.S. vice-president Al Gore – to unveil the …

Energy sector key to economy, poll suggests

A new poll suggests a broad cross-section of Canadians see the oil and gas sector as vitally important to the national economy, an attitude that in …

Map: See Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline system and expansion plans

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Canadian oil production to rise 75% by 2035, NEB says

Canadian oil production will increase by 75 per cent and gas production by 25 per cent by 2035, according to a report by the National Energy …

Four communities ruled out for nuclear waste site | The Star

Four communities that expressed interest in playing host to a high level nuclear waste site have been ruled out as unsuitable.<p>But 17 others are still …

Less nuclear means more greenhouse gases: Professor | The Star

Deciding not to build new nuclear reactors will drive Ontario’s carbon emissions back to 2005 levels, says a McMaster University professor.<p>John …

China oil pipeline blast kills 44, injures 166

The death toll from two huge blasts caused by a leaked oil from a ruptured pipeline in an eastern Chinese port city has risen to 44 with 166 injured …

Electric bus pilot project to hit Montreal streets in 2015

The Quebec government will be investing $12-million in a pilot project aimed at putting electric buses on Montreal streets.<p>The Cité Mobile project …

In first case of its kind, power company pleads guilty to killing eagles at wind farms - Canadian Business - Your Source For Business News

WASHINGTON – A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms as part of the first …

In Montreal, Volvo drives for the future

In the Quebec government's push to become an electric transportation hub, Volvo Group affiliate Nova Bus Corp. is starting small, but has big ambitions.<p>The St-Eustache-based manufacturer will build three all-electric buses that will roam the streets of Montreal as of late 2015. The prototype buses …

Climate takes back seat as fledgling B.C. LNG industry courts China

The causeway extends 11 kilometres into the Yellow Sea, a horizon-bending energy bridge to China situated not far up the coast from Shanghai. Seven or eight times a month, a giant ship filled with liquefied natural gas docks here, and gas from Qatar, Yemen, Nigeria or Russia flows into the mainland.<p>…

Environmental groups unite to curtail B.C. frackers’ water access

A coalition of environmental groups has filed court action against British Columbia's Oil and Gas Commission and energy company Encana Corp. over the use of water from lakes and rivers in hydraulic fracturing for shale gas.<p>The petition filed in B.C. Supreme Court on Wednesday claims the Crown …

Tunisia attacker had help from accomplices before massacre

The student who massacred holidaymakers on a Tunisian beach and at a swank resort hotel acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior Ministry official said Sunday.<p>Police were searching countrywide for more suspects after the slaughter of at least 38 …