If single-use plastic packaging is increasingly frowned upon, why are Canada’s biggest grocery chains filled with so much of it? Marketplace visits a supermarket in the U.K. that recently eliminated plastic packaging from 2,000 of the products it sells to see what it will take to go plastic-free.
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In this week’s issue of our environment newsletter, we speak to journalist Gregor Macdonald about why 2018 was a pivotal year for electric cars, and why more places are investing in floating solar panels.
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Most of us know by now that we can’t trust everything we see online. But just how much of the internet is fake? It’s more than you might expect.
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When snowflakes start falling, students in northern New Brunswick can now click on an app to find out whether to get up and get dressed, or whether to go back to bed for a snow day.
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The Canadian government, two territories and several First Nations are expressing concerns to the United States over plans to open the calving grounds of a large cross-border caribou herd to energy drilling, despite international agreements to protect it.
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Poland’s counter-espionage agency has charged a Chinese manager at tech giant Huawei in Poland and one of its own former officers with espionage against Poland on behalf of China, Polish state television reported on Friday.
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A team of UBC researchers is creating a video game where Vancouver students experience the impact of their choices on climate change in a virtual reality setting. They hope to introduce the game into classrooms this fall.
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