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Oil sands expected to undo carbon cuts

The development of Canada’s oil sands will single-handedly undo greenhouse gas gains made by weaning the country’s electrical supply off coal, a government study predicts. The Environment Canada forecast of Canada’s carbon output over the next decade...

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Oil sands expected to undo carbon cuts

The development of Canada’s oil sands will single-handedly undo greenhouse gas gains made by weaning the country’s electrical supply off coal, a government study predicts. The Environment Canada forecast of Canada’s carbon output over the next decade...

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Not your grandma’s strawberries

Not your grandma’s strawberries

Image: Lily Mihalik In 1950, your parents, grandparents, or a perhaps a younger version of you could eat a handful of string beans -- about three-and-a-half ounces -- and get about 9 percent of the calcium you needed for the day. Almost 50 years later,...

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Reasons for optimism

Reasons for optimism

As scientists in Canada and Norway report that long-banned toxic chemicals are being released by melting Arctic sea ice, my initial despair is difficult to overcome as bad news appears to pile upon bad news. However, within this grim scenario unfolding...

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Thon rouge, éperlan et lectures d’été

Par Harvey L. Mead Ancien commissaire au développement durable du Québec Pendant mon premier été à Québec dans les années 1960, au cours d’été en français, je dînais chez une certaine Madame Bédard et une douzaine d’autres personnes. Parmi elles, se trouvaient...

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