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The wildfire that enveloped Fort McMurray in the spring of 2016 is a harbinger of things to come, Edmonton journalist Ed Struzik concludes in his new book, Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape our Future.
Astronomers say they've learned more about the first known object to enter our solar system from deep space, including its size and colour.
An international summary of five year's worth of research on Arctic climate change concludes the top of the world is getting warmer faster than anyone thought.
Twenty Canadian projects have won Grand Challenges funding, among them an Uber-like connection that can help get pregnant women in Kenya to health care; a 3D printer project to provide orthotic devices for Nepali children with clubfoot and scoliosis; and a microchip that can figure out what pathogen is causing diarrhea in children in Bangladesh.
As woodland caribou habitat dwindles, the threatened species' preservation pits the environment against economic interests in rural Alberta.
A remote northern Ontario community got its first look at drone delivery technology earlier this month.
Experts say the cost savings of a multitrillion-dollar driverless truck industry will be unstoppable. And Canadian winter road conditions will be no barrier.
A longtime Bell call centre employee says she is pressured to make a sale on every call, often talking customers into products they don't understand, don't need, and sometimes can't afford
A Six Nations school is doing its part to keep Indigenous languages alive in the most modern of ways — with an app.
All-electric trucks have the potential for cost savings for fleet operators, particularly if maintenance costs prove to be lower than diesel, but there are still some significant barriers to their adoption, according to trucking industry veterans.
Though some delegates and observers claimed progress on key details of the Paris agreement, countries that are immediately threatened by climate change say enough isn't being done.
A Quebec biofuels company has signed its first deal to power an airline's jets with energy grown from Canadian oilseeds.
Want to reduce your carbon emissions? Curious about whether you’re getting the most for your efforts? Here’s how to figure out how to make the biggest difference.
Canada and the United Kingdom have enticed 18 other nations to adopt their mutual goal of weaning themselves off coal-fired power — but at least two provinces are trying to negotiate their way out of the federal government's own domestic plan.
It's nearly imperceptible, but cybersecurity is nonetheless a haunting prospect for those in the upper echelons of Canadian governments and corporations.
Tesla Inc. on Thursday unveiled a prototype electric big-rig truck that it will start producing in 2019, throwing itself into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan on which the company's future depends.
One of the world's largest groups of conservation scientists says Canada's biggest national park is among the most threatened World Heritage Sites in North America.