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Want to reduce food waste, Ontario? Be more like Vancouver

Over 60 per cent of Ontario’s food waste ends up in landfills producing methane, even though the fixes are right in front of us.

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The neglected clean heat we flush down the drains

In a Vancouver suburb, innovative technology is harnessing heat from wastewater and using it as a renewable energy source to heat homes.
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Kevin Falcon is ready to axe the carbon tax

BC United Leader Kevin Falcon said that although he’s proud of having been part of the government that introduced Canada’s first carbon tax, as premier he would keep it only if other provinces do.

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Vancouver air quality is among the worst of any major city

Typically Vancouver has fairly good air compared to the world's major cities, but wildfires can cause it to leap to the top of the table for worst air.
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Biologist’s ‘no-regret strategies’ seek to protect the planet with seaweed

For the past several months, Carlos Drews has been trying to figure out how to transform barren bits of B.C. seafloor into vibrant forests of kelp that sequester carbon and bolster biodiversity.
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Why we can now blame the deadly heat dome and the Lytton, B.C. fire on climate change

The deadly heat wave that struck Western Canada in 2021 would have been virtually impossible without human-induced climate warming, a new study has found.

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Metro Vancouver's last remaining glacier is disappearing fast

The rock formations encircling the lower pocket of the Coquitlam Glacier have protected the ice from rising temperatures over the years. Scientists say the glacier continues to shrink and will be gone by 2050.