Green air travel is still decades away. Here’s why

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Car manufacturers have sped up plans to go all-electric and get to net zero. But the aviation industry has been slower to evolve.


At home for a year, office workers complain of aches, pains and Zoom fatigue

Zoom fatigue

Working from makeshift setups with non-ergonomic chairs and unorthodox workspaces has caused some physical strain. And collaborating with colleagues remotely for so long has only worsened a COVID-era ailment of another kind: Zoom fatigue. Experts offer tips for staying healthy in your home office.


Maezawa wants to take you to the moon: Japanese billionaire seeks passengers for 2023 SpaceX trip

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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is searching for eight people to join him on the first private SpaceX trip around the moon, planned for 2023.


Federal government unveils plan to allow communities, industry to earn carbon offset credits

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The federal government announced today that it’s developing a greenhouse gas carbon offset program it says will help to generate new ideas to reduce emissions.


‘Canada’s leading ecologist’: David Schindler dead at 80

David Schindler

David Schindler, the renowned ecologist known for his outspoken defence of Canada’s freshwater systems from industrial harm, is dead. He was 80.


Eastern Ontarians get a pricey taste of high-speed internet with Elon Musk’s Starlink

Darren Boss

Rural Canadians like Darren Boss have signed up for Starlink, the new internet service provided by Elon Musk’s U.S.-based SpaceX firm, in the hopes of finally having access to a reliable, high-speed connection.


Cameraman endures extreme conditions in Canada’s Arctic to film polar bear cubs emerging from their den

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Frostbite, norovirus and frozen camera gear — wildlife cinematographer Hugo Kitching says all was worth it to see the polar bears up close


Polar bears may adapt to an ice-free Arctic, but they’re not safe from climate change, says scientist


The iconic predators have endured ice-free periods in the past, but their ability to adapt their diet could dramatically alter their ecosystem and put them in harm’s way.


To pave way for wetland development, Ontario government retroactively changing law

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The Ford government is proposing a retroactive change to provincial law to clear the way for a controversial development project on protected wetland.


How to keep your online history private as tracking technology improves

Nur Zincir-Heywood

CBC Information Morning tech columnist Nur Zincir-Heywood tells you how to protect yourself from cookies — and about the new threat of favicons.