Oil, Tar and the Irony of Life

The question oil haunts us like a cancer cell. We try to avoid it but it keeps coming back. It seeps throughout the bowels…

Voyage to Pandora: First Interstellar Space Flight

Found this interesting video on YouTube. If you like science, space and our possible future, please enjoy! Pandora is the idyllic blue world featured…

The Suburbs

You burb I burb we all scream for the suburbs

It’s a cookie cut life of mediocrity, welcome to the burb. It’s all the same, we love it and it’s nothing to absurd. Admit…

Gulf Oil Spill

The Worst Environmental Disaster in a Century?

As we watch the effects of the inevitable oil spill transpire in the Gulf Coast we have to ask ourselves yet again, is it…

Government of Canada cancels the ecoEnergy Retrofit program

The federal government is suspending a program which offered people financial incentives to have their homes evaluated for energy efficiency and then perform upgrades…

Toronto Mayoral candidate Rossi plans on stopping all TTC Light-Rail (Transit City) Expansion

Have we learned nothing from history and the reasons why there is a lack of good public transit options in the city of Toronto?…

Revolutionary plastic e-paper set to hit the high street

By Chris Laker Last updated at 4:43 PM on 15th October 2008 The era of the traditional newspaper could soon be over as scientists…

Watching the Canadian election debate….

9:42PM: Interesting debate, but I have to say Harper is taking a lot of heat. The environment issue is “killing” him right now. I…

Wikipedia’s definition of a Carbon Tax

A carbon tax is an environmental tax on emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. It is an example of a pollution tax. Carbon atoms are present in every fossil fuel…

Will Canada’s oil boom be an environmental bust? The new global wasteland?

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The largest dump truck in the world is parked under a massive mechanical shovel waiting to transport 400 tons…

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