Yikes! The home of the world's worst weather lived up to its nickname on Friday.
A 30-degree temperature rebound is on the way for much of Eastern Canada in the coming days, but it comes at a catch.
Researchers at the University of Adelaide successfully split hydrogen and oxygen from seawater, offering new hope for cheaper and more accessible renewable energy for coastal regions.
As if times weren't tough enough on the pocketbook for Nova Scotians, along comes another blow. Nova Scotia Power customers learned on Thursday their power bills will be rising significantly by the end of 2024. The numbers are seven per cent this year and another seven per cent in 2024. "This increase is appalling," said Denise Daley, the executive director of the Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank in Halifax. "We know people in HRM are already feeling the effects of inflation and that's why
Salt Lake City's namesake is evaporating, and with it a resource crucial to the West's economy, weather and health — not to mention millions of migratory birds.
Extreme weather warnings were lifted across New Brunswick Saturday evening, but more than 12,000 N.B. Power customers remained without electricity. Friday night and into Saturday morning, temperatures dropped with some areas of the province recording wind chills ranging from -33 to -45, prompting Environment Canada warnings across the entire province. Strong winds continued throughout the day alongside some flurries, creating some whiteout conditions across the Northumberland Shore. An all-time
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The RCMP says it's investigating reports of damaged equipment at one of the job sites of a wind turbine project on the Port au Port Peninsula. In a press release, the RCMP said it's investigating damages to three pieces of heavy equipment at a World Energy GH2 job site in Mainland, on Newfoundland's west coast. For about 2½ weeks, a group of protesters has blocked an access road to the wind power site in Mainland, saying they're concerned about the community's water supply. The RCMP says the dam
As Nova Scotians deal with a blast of frigid weather, some are also dealing with power outages. As of 3:11 p.m. AT Saturday, around 9,000 Nova Scotia Power customers were without electricity. The primary reason behind the outages is strong winds, which are causing trees to fall on lines, said Nova Scotia Power's senior director of transmission and distribution operations, Matt Drover. Extreme cold warnings were in place for Nova Scotia Saturday, but were lifted by mid-afternoon. Environment Cana
With extreme cold temperatures expected to roll through New Brunswick and the Maritimes Friday night and Saturday, cities across the province are preparing for the cold. The Fredericton Downtown Community Health Centre is opening a daytime warming centre that will include services to help people access permanent housing. Joan Kingston, a nurse at the centre, said even if homeless people are able to stay in a shelter or couch surf overnight, that still leaves them with up to 13 hours out in the c
Coldest temperatures in nearly 20 years hit Quebec to start this weekend
TORONTO — Extreme cold gripped much of Ontario on Friday, prompting warnings from Environment Canada, while homeless advocates said warming centres in Toronto were at capacity during the frigid conditions. Environment Canada warned of wind chill values between -30 C and -40 C across much of southern and eastern Ontario, and up to -50 C in parts of northern Ontario. The federal weather agency said the cold could cause frostbite to develop on exposed skin within minutes. Rafi Aaron, a Toronto-base
Greenpeace climate activists, protesting against Shell and the fossil fuel industry, boarded an oil platform being transported to the North Sea.
After lying dormant for half a century, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, in Spain's Canary Islands, suddenly exploded in a river of fire on September 19, 2021. The eruption lasted for 85 days. No one was killed, but more than 1,000 homes were destroyed, as well as 70 kilometres of roads. Some 350 hectares of banana plantations were covered with lava. The eruption dealt a huge blow to the island's economy. Almost a year and a half later, around 100 residents are still being housed in hotels and many continue to wait for the financial aid promised by the Spanish authorities. FRANCE 24's Céline Schmitt and Armelle Exposito report. Read more on FRANCE 24 EnglishRead also:One month on, still 'no signs' that La Palma volcanic eruption will end soonSpanish PM Sanchez pledges €206 million for volcano-hit La PalmaLava bursts out of new fissure in Canary Islands volcano
Widespread extreme cold warnings cover much of Ontario as a blast of frigid Arctic air reaches the province to start the weekend.
The spread of the avian influenza virus on a mink farm in Spain has some scientists on edge.
The life of Los Angeles’ most famous mountain lion followed a path known only to the biggest of Hollywood stars: Discovered on-camera in 2012, the cougar adopted a stage name and enjoyed a decade of celebrity status before his tragic death late last year. The popular puma gained fame as P-22 and cast a spotlight on the troubled population of California’s endangered mountain lions and their decreasing genetic diversity. Now, with his remains stored in a freezer at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, wildlife officials and representatives from the region’s tribal communities are debating his next act.
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Could this cold snap be the nail in the coffin for ticks that have survived the above-average winter temperatures across the Maritimes? The Weather Network's Nathan Coleman speaks to an expert.
Temperatures will plunge at night, but are not expected to fall below mid-single figures in the daytime during the chilly spell.