The dwindling witnesses to the world’s first atomic bombing marked its 75th anniversary Thursday, with the mayor and others noting the Japanese government’s refusal to sign a nuclear weapons ban treaty, highlighting its hypocrisy.
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Facebook has deleted a post by U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus.
There are federal codes and rules around the sale, transportation and storage of ammonium nitrate; it would be an extraordinary regulatory violation to have thousands of tonnes of the chemical languishing unchecked as officials say was done in Beirut.
COVID-19, plus an anticipated “extremely active” hurricane season, are among the reasons why the Canadian Hurricane Centre is encouraging people to be prepared for a major storm before there’s one in the forecast.
A Toronto woman thought she had taken all the right steps to avoid a job scam. She didn’t know that the company that hired her, which she thought was Canadian, was fake and using a stolen Ukrainian website.
In this week’s issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the downside of urban beekeeping and whether 2020 might end up being the hottest year on record.
Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the coming months, they expect to run out of traditional hurricane names and see about twice as much storm activity as in a normal year.
A new report from the University of Waterloo says provincial governments aren’t moving fast enough to protect homes and other buildings from the ravages of flooding. On average, the report gave provinces a grade of C for flood preparedness.
U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, who were the first to ride a commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station and the first to make a splashdown landing in 45 years, shared their experiences with the media Tuesday afternoon.
At least four people were killed as tropical storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.