The climate-change generation: Meet seven young Canadians and the environmental threats they face today
Environmental News

The climate-change generation: Meet seven young Canadians and the environmental threats they face today

The young people who spoke with The Globe and Mail, from left: Rowan McKenzie and Carmen Kuptana, Sophie Mathur and Reanne George, Lilah Williamson, Eriel Lugt and Kaitlyn Lulua. DARRYL DYCK AND GINO DONATO/THE GLOBE AND MAIL; HANDOUT PHOTOS At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland in January, the 17-year-old Swedish environmentalist Greta Thunberg urged…

Earth about to enter 30-YEAR ‘Mini Ice Age’ with -50C temperatures in coldest regions, scientists warn
Nature & Science

Earth about to enter 30-YEAR ‘Mini Ice Age’ with -50C temperatures in coldest regions, scientists warn

EARTH could face frosty weather and biting snow storms over the next 30 years as an ominous “solar minimum” grips the planet, a scientist has warned. The cold snaps – caused by the Sun entering a natural “hibernation” – threaten to trigger food shortages as temperatures slump across the planet, experts say. Earth is bracing…

Corporate giants like Google and Facebook bought a record amount of renewable power in 2019. These are the 10 energy companies that benefited most from those deals.
Green Energy

Corporate giants like Google and Facebook bought a record amount of renewable power in 2019. These are the 10 energy companies that benefited most from those deals.

BI Prime A concentrated solar power system developed by the French energy giant ENGIE ENGIE This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Corporations bought a record 19.5 gigawatts of renewable energy in 2019,…

Robotic submarine snaps first-ever images at foundation of notorious Antarctic glacier
Nature & Science

Robotic submarine snaps first-ever images at foundation of notorious Antarctic glacier

The first-ever images have been taken of the grounding zone of Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica. The grounding line just behind it is an integral factor in the glacier’s stability or lack thereof. It is tied to the fate of global sea-levels. At top, the glacier, at bottom, the seafloor. Credit: International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration /…